Forum to discuss particular developments and work related to the Freedom of Assembly and Association and Global Protests.
I wanted to share this piece I co-wrote on the new UN Committee guidance and its connection to the pandemic and recent fundamental rights developments: As Protests Surge Globally, the UN Human Rights Committee Provides Timely Guidance | ASIL
Would love to know your thoughts on the piece, the Committee guidance itself, and how governments can adhere to this guidance.
Listen to the an interview with the Human Rights Committee rapporteur, Christof Heyns, who led the effort to develop the General Comment on Peaceful Assembly. Interview with Christof Heyns: Major New UN Comment on Right of Peaceful Assembly