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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MAT asserts the constitutional right to free assembly.
Our democracy is meaningless without free assembly, free movement, free association and a free media.
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.
They point to those who are so eager to have foreign leaders pretend to agree with them they are prepared overlook thousands of political prisoners, a needlessly impoverished country and no free speech, free assembly or free press.
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.
Like Pillay, Ban also urged Egyptian authorities to "consider amendments to the law," adding that an "atmosphere where there is free assembly and expression is a key element for Egypt to credibly hold its planned referendum on the constitution, followed by parliamentary and presidential elections.
However, Egypt's Deputy Prime Minister Ziad Bah Al Din, a liberal, called for an immediate end to the state of emergency, political participation for all parties and guarantees of human rights, including the right to free assembly.
The GFCS also urged GCC states to free media from the control of the state and to offer the people the right to free assembly and gatherings, the report added.
Bahrain is committed to enhancing its achievements in advancing the highest standards of International Human Rights law, including Freedom of Expression and the right to Free Assembly.
A spokeswoman said that "these measures raise serious questions about the arbitrary use of law enforcement to stifle free speech and free assembly.