Africa: UN Human Rights Committee Publishes Interpretation On the Right of Peaceful Assembly

[OHCHR] Geneva — The UN Human Rights Committee, made up of 18 individual experts who monitor implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), has issued a comprehensive legal guidance, also known as 'general comment', on article 21 of ICCPR about fundamental right of peaceful assembly. The general comment was the first major international instrument that was also drafted online, since the experts were unable to meet in person due to the pandemic.Read the Original Article