freedom of speech

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a civil right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution

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Bosnia and Herzegovina, on its path to the European Union, needs to ensure some of the key principles and foundations of a democratic and civilized society, these are freedom of expression, freedom of the media and the right to freedom of opinion,' he stressed.
As many as 112 countries had passed freedom of expression laws with the help of Unesco.
It is therefore prima facie violating the principle enshrined in the bill of rights, there shall be no law prescribed abridging freedom of expression as well as freedom of the press,' he said.
Dapat ang kinuha niyang puwesto special rapporteur on freedom of expression, dahil mayroon namang ganoon.
All such actions are clearly having a chilling effect on civil society's ability to exercise its freedom of expression for fear of the serious repercussions for speaking out freely.
Human rights activist Husain Naqi said space for freedom of expression is diminishing in the country.
All such actions are clearly having a chilling effect on civil society's ability to exercise its freedom of expression for fear of the serious repercussions for speaking out freely," they saidIn a statement issued on the eve of Human Rights Day, HRCP says, "In the lead up to the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 2018, HRCP believes that the shrinking space for freedom of expression in Pakistan is extremely disturbing.
Further Recalling the United Nations Human Rights Council Resolution HRC/RES/20/8 of 2012, which recognizes "the global and open nature of the Internet as a driving force in accelerating progress towards development in its various forms" and affirms that "the same rights that people have offline must also be protected online, in particular freedom of expression, which is applicable regardless of frontiers and through any media of one's choice," and calls upon all States "to promote and facilitate access to the Internet and international cooperation aimed at the development of media and information and communications facilities in all countries;"
But, acclaimed Iraqi poet Dunya Mikhail asks, what sort of freedom of expression is this?
6-9, the event will host a hundred international and local professionals who will meet to discuss and support freedom of expression within the performing arts sector.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Ahrar parliamentary bloc announced its refusal to vote on the law of freedom of expression in today's session.
Muscat: The Government has followed up closely, carefully and transparently what was published recently in one of the local daily newspapers and found out that the published material constituted a flagrant violation of the ethics of freedom of expression, which is an authentic value advocated by Omani society and reaffirmed by the Basic Law of the State, said an official source yesterday.
The Cyprus government stressed on Tuesday that it safeguards the right to the freedom of expression of mass media representatives, offering them full support to continue their work, with a view to inform citizens in an objective way.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Venezuela spoke out against the Inter-American Commission of Human Right rapporteur for freedom of expression, Edison Lanzam, saying that the rapporteur has been critical of the Venezuelan state without first requesting information from the government.
Censorship vis-a-vis Right to Freedom of Expression and Right to Information: "The Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR) (7) and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) guarantee the right to freedom of expression, both in Article 19.
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