Africa: Submission By Human Rights Watch to Public Call for Input On the Draft Declaration of Principles On Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa

[HRW] Human Rights Watch welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa on the newly revised Declaration of Principles on Freedom of Expression in Africa. This contribution focuses on the right to privacy, freedom of expression, limiting restrictions on access to information, and protections for media practitioners, including journalists. Amendments have been made to Articles 7, 13, 15, 22, 39, 44, 49, 53, 57, 60, 76, 82, 91, 97 anRead the Original Article