Freedom of Association

Freedom of association encompasses both an individual's right to join or leave groups voluntarily, the right of the group to take collective action to pursue the interests of its members, and the right of an association to accept or decline membership based on certain criteria. Freedom of Association, The Essentials of Human Rights describes the right as coming together with other individuals to collectively express, promote, pursue and/or defend common interests. Freedom of Association is both an individual right and a collective right, guaranteed by all modern and democratic legal systems, including the United States Bill of Rights, article 11 …

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Greens/EFA: The Greens/European Free Alliance · 3 August 2024 English

A study by Martin Sas, KU Leuven, Centre for IT & IP Law, Leuven, Belgium Jan Tobias Mühlberg, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Ecole Polytechnique,Brussels, Belgium

non-discrimination, freedom of expression, and freedom of association, are at risk if age assurance measures entertainment (art. 31 UNCRC), and right to freedom of association (art. 20 UDHR; art. 11 ECHR; art. 12 CFREU;


Amnesty International · 11 July 2024

Ahead of the third anniversary on 14 July of the imprisonment of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Ales Bialiatski, Chairperson of Human Rights Centre Viasna, whose health is reportedly rapidly deteriorating, …


Amnesty International · 10 July 2024

concern about a bill approved by the Paraguayan Senate today which violates the right to freedom of association and could put the country’s civil society organisations at risk, jeopardising their autonomy appropriate action. The discussion and approval of arbitrary measures that restrict the right to freedom of association cast unfounded suspicion on the actions of these organisations, making it harder to maintain


Amnesty International · 10 July 2024

Amnesty International and four other organizations are alarmed by the recent publication by the Chinese authorities of new judicial guidelines providing directives to prosecute and harshly punish, including by the …


Amnesty International · 8 July 2024

Across Europe, the right of peaceful assembly is coming under severe attack as states increasingly stigmatize, criminalise and crack down on peaceful protesters, imposing unjustified and punitive restrictions and resorting …


Amnesty International · 7 July 2024

elections. The political opposition continue to face severe restrictions to their right to freedom of association, as well as threats, arbitrary detention, prosecution on trumped-up charges, killings and


Amnesty International · 4 July 2024

This is Amnesty International’s Oral Statement on the consideration of Jordan’s UPR report at the UN Human Rights Council’s 56th Session from 18 June – 12 July 2024.


EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 28 June 2024 English

This document is part of a series of Comparative Law studies that analyze the freedom to conduct a business in different legal orders around the world. After a brief historic …

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EU: European Union · 27 June 2024 English

The project objective is to assess CSO participation in the EU-SADC EPA signed in 2016 and offer recommendations to enhance CSO roles. The EPA focuses on trade and economic cooperation. …

society themes. The Constitution supports freedom of association, with the Law on Associations providing financing pose significant threats to CSOs' freedom of association and operation. 32 https://freedomhouse


Cato Institute · 26 June 2024 English

Hayek: A Life is the first volume of a definitive biography of one of the last century's most important thinkers, co- authored by Bruce Caldwell, the general editor of Friedrich …

was because of his strong support of freedom of association. Moreover, Burns claims that Friedman


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