Peaceful Assembly

Article 20 of the Constitution also upholds the freedom of assembly, except on the grounds of public order, safety, health and morality. These rights can largely be enjoyed in practice.However, civil servants do not have the right to strike. A series of protests took place in 2016 and 2017 on economic and cost of living issues, such as electricity price hikes, following the imposition of International Monetary Fund (IMF)-backed austerity measures.