Freedom of Assembly
Peaceful assembly — a fundamental human right — is essential to healthy and effective democratic institutions.
Technical specifications: Protection of the individual right to peacefully assemble, collectively express, and petition the government for redress of grievances.
See also: Journalists and activists are critical intermediaries connecting public officials with citizens and serving as government watchdogs, and their rights and safety need to be protected. Technical specifi..., Freedom of association — the right to join a formal or informal group to take collective action — is a universal right and can be used as a mechanism for public accountability. Technical specifica..., As online spaces for participation become increasingly popular, governments must work to ensure protection of basic rights — including the freedoms of expression, assembly, and association — in th...