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News | The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 8 (October-November 2014)

Nov 05 2014

Issue No. 8 of the Assembly and Association Briefing, the newsletter of Maina Kiai, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association. In this issue: • Special Rapporteur tells UN General Assembly that rights to peaceful assembly and association must also be protected at multilateral level • Kiai to OSCE states: restrictions on assembly and association rights contribute to rise of extremism • Malaysia Sedition Act threatens freedoms • Experts: Coordinated, multipronged approach needed to inject international standards into domestic and regional courts • UN experts urge Ethiopia to stop using anti-terrorism legislation to curb human rights • Freedom of association and assembly: By the numbers • Special rapporteur news in brief: September-October 2014 • World briefing: Freedom of assembly and association in the news For a link to the newsletter, click on the image at right or click here (1.9MB file) or here (7.3MB full resolution file). To subscribe to our newsletter, please drop us a line at info@freeassembly.net with the subject line “subscribe to newsletter.” For other recent newsletters, see the links below: The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 5 (June 2014) The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 6... Continue reading →