freedom of assembly


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Related to freedom of assembly: freedom of religion, Freedom of association
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Noun1.freedom of assembly - the right to peaceably assemble and to petition the government for redress of grievances; guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution
civil right - right or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of Congress including the right to legal and social and economic equality
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Touching upon the Turkish government's stance during the Gezi protests, which began in late May in protest of government plans to demolish a park in ystanbul's Taksim Square, Nuland maintained that her country will continue to urge the Turkish government to strengthen the fundamental values of democracy, including freedom of assembly, freedom of expression and the protection of journalists.
The UN Security Council is to meet in closed session to discuss Libya, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made the announcement, after speaking to Col Gaddafi on Monday, "I urged him that the human rights and freedom of assembly and freedom of speech must be fully protected," said Mr Ban.
He said: "The right to freedom of assembly does not equate to an absolute right to march.
The campaigners claim the use of the device can harm hearing and contravenes a number of international and European human right principles - for example, the right to respect for private life, prohibition of discrimination, freedom from violence and degrading treatment, freedom of movement and freedom of assembly.
It would be a world in which rights to freedom of assembly, speech, and religion, as well as the rights to bear arms and to own property, would be granted and withdrawn at the whim of far-away, unaccountable bureaucrats.
It ''deplored the deterioration of the human rights situation and the continuing pattern of gross and systematic violations of human rights in Myanmar, including extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, enforced disappearances, rape, torture, inhuman treatment, mass arrests, forced labor, forced relocation and denial of freedom of assembly, association, expression and movement,'' a commission press statement said.
It is the core value of the First Amendment to the Constitution and underlies our freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and freedom of worship.
Description : To protect and promote respect for human rights on the internet, particularly the right to information, the right to freedom of expression, the right to freedom of association and the right to freedom of assembly, in India, Malaysia and Pakistan.
On his part, European Parliament President Martin Schulz said he is "deeply worried by the Ukrainian Parliament's adoption of draft laws that could limit the basic freedoms of citizens, impede on freedom of assembly and speech and curtail the activities of NGOs.
The European Court of Human Rights is expected to rule later this year in a case brought by a French Muslim who argues that the burqa ban violates her rights to freedom of religion, freedom of expression and freedom of assembly, and breaches a prohibition against discrimination.
The high commissioner's statement pointed out that Egypt signed and ratified the International Covenant on Political and Civil Rights and the International Covenant on Social, Cultural and Economic Rights; both covenants guarantee the right to freedom of assembly.
Following the lunch hosted by Bay-yE-, the ambassadors issued an unexpected joint statement on Tuesday night, pointing to the importance of freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and media freedom.

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