freedom of assembly

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the right to peaceably assemble and to petition the government for redress of grievances

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The city manager said members of Occupy Worcester are "saying we've got the right to assemble and freedom of speech.
The Prime Minister needs to do some introspection because his remarks are against the basic ethos of the constitution, which provides an Indian citizen the fundamental right to assemble peacefully and protest and guarantees the freedom of speech," said Gadkari at the Independence Day celebrations ceremony at the BJP headquarters.
demonstrators and uphold their right to assemble freely.
He said the right to freedom of expression and right to assemble peacefully had been muffed by the Indian troops in the Valley.
Dan Wallace, who voted against the Islamic center, told the Tribune, "Irshad clearly has every right to assemble and worship in their custom, and I would like to see them be able to do that in a location that would not be subject to restrictions that would cause them to modify how they meet and how they worship.
We invited people to exercise their right to assemble and speak.
Worries about trampling on the city's grass are a weak excuse for treading upon Americans' First Amendment right to assemble to protest their government.
As head of New Labour's political operation in Scotland and a man who once pulled the strings of every Labour councillor in the country he knows everything about the right to assemble.
First, they say the permit requirement violates their constitutional right to assemble freely.
We do not know to what degree, if any, the British Government colluded with the police to ensure Mr Jiang was untroubled by the demonstrators but between them they have ridden rough-shod over the two most fundamental doctrines of a democratic society: the right to freedom of speech and the right to assemble.
serves as a forum for the study and exploration of free-expression issues, including freedom of speech, of the press and of religion, the right to assemble and the right to petition the government.
Also, the speaker, Cemil Ecicek, has the right to assemble the deputies, should he find it necessary.
It added that the current draft, submitted by the Ministry of Justice, proved to be even more oppressive than the previous one, as it didn't stop at oppressively limiting the right to protest, but went as far as limiting the right to assemble, strike, sit-in or organise marches.
It is the same permit granted to the tea party which, ironically, demonstrated against the government that gave its members the right to assemble and freedom of speech.
New Delhi, Aug 15 (ANI): With the Delhi Police denying permission to veteran social activist Anna Hazare to go ahead with plans for an indefinite fast here, RTI crusader Arvind Kejriwal today criticized the government for curbing the fundamental right to assemble and protest peacefully.