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Freedom of opinion and expression -International standards

 

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD)

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

ILO Convention N° 135, Workers' Representatives Convention

General Comment 10 [19] (Article 19) of the Human Rights Committee (CCPR/C/21/Rev.1 of 19 May 1989),

General Comment 11 [19] (Article 20) of the Human Rights Committee (CCPR/C/21/Rev.1 of 19 May 1989),

THE PUBLIC’S RIGHT TO KNOW: PRINCIPLES ON FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LEGISLATION . Annex II Report E/CN.4/2000/63

 

Regional Standards

American Convention on Human Rights “Pact of San José. Costa Rica” (OAS)

Declaration on principles of freedom of expression (OAS)

African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights

Declaration of principles on freedom of expression in Africa http://www.achpr.org/english/_doc_target/documentation.html?../resolutions/resolution67_en.html

Amsterdam Recommendations. Freedom of the Media and the Internet. Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Bishkek Declaration. Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

 

 
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