Freedom of expression must be respected

 

 

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Most of the parts the world  individuals face harassment ,torture   imprisonment or death   due to  exercising  their right to freedom of  expression  every one has a right to  seek,receive and impart information and  ideas without  fear or interference

people are imprisoned because of their political ,religious or other conscientiously  held beliefs    ethnic origin,sex,clour,language  ,  social origin,economic status,birth ,    or sexual orientation ETC

Article 10 Freedom of expression

The right to freedom of expression is crucial in a democracy – information and ideas help to inform political debate and are essential to public accountability and transparency in government.

Article 10 gives everyone the right to freedom of expression, which includes the freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without State interference.

This includes the right to communicate and to express oneself in any medium, including through words, pictures, images and actions (including through public protest and demonstrations).

The type of expression protected includes:

  • political expression (including comment on matters of general public interest);
  • artistic expression; and
  • commercial expression, particularly when it also raises matters of legitimate public debate and concern

I believe   no one cant stop the  train  of freedom  of expression

Defending Freedom of Expression Depends on All of  the  people

Abdikani   Hassan

Human Rights  Activist

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