freedom of assembly

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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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We call on all fellow Filipinos to defend their rights to life, to free association, to free assembly and to seek redress for their legitimate grievances,' they said.
We deliver on our excellent customer service with free delivery to the room of your choice and free assembly of your purchase when needed.
"During the rally on the streets of Paris, when French citizens demanded to solve their social problems, the French police applied the most stringent methods against them, violating their constitutional right to free assembly. These violent actions that led to the death of protesters are, in fact, the result of the brutality of the French police.
Sirisia police Antony Njeru told the Star on the phone that while the Consitution allowed for free assembly, Nandalwe had not notified them of the meeting.
"The attack by these unidentified individuals on representatives of Palestinian prisoners and our civil society organizations, journalists, employees, and other demonstrators is entirely unacceptable and unpatriotic and is a flagrant violation of the right to free assembly and freedom of expression," she said in a statement.
Ms Serwotka told the Morning Star: "Women have the right to free speech and free assembly. Those silencing feminist meetings should consider their motives.
To hide the truth, Iran's rulers suppress their own citizens' rights to free assembly, access to information, and equal opportunity." "Despite the oppression they face, Iranians are fighting to reclaim their rights...
In an apparent compromise between the city's stance and Germany's right to free assembly, the protesters were allowed to set up tents, but only for political campaigning.
are so eager to have foreign leaders appear to agree with them that they are prepared overlook Cuba's thousands of political prisoners and a needlessly impoverished country with no free speech, free assembly or free press.
The freedoms we enjoy today are due to the struggles of previous generations who fought for the right to vote, the right to free assembly, the right to strike and for a fair and just society.
According to investigators, Mokhnatkin attacked a male police colonel and a female police sergeant during an unsanctioned rally in support of the right to free assembly on New Year's Eve.