Association

Government critic pardoned, journalists assaulted, detained

the government of South Sudan and the opposition postponed the creation of a unity government for the third time as the US imposes visa restrictions and recalls its ambassador; International Organization for Migration (IOM) killed during fighting between government forces and National Salvation Front (NAS) rebels; government critic Peter Biar Ajak pardoned and released from custody; Associated Press journalist Sam Mednick’s accreditation revoked and asked to leave the country, journalists attacked by senior army official while covering state event; Emmanuel Monychol Akop- managing editor of The Dawn newspaper,detained by the National Security Service (NSS) Read more

Government critic pardoned, journalists assaulted, detained

Association

Article 20 of the Constitution guarantees the freedom of association, with exceptions on the grounds of public order, safety, health and morality. Read more

Association

Article 74 of the Constitution protects the right to form associations for any lawful purpose without prior permission, including trade unions. Read more

Association

Article 11 of the Constitution guarantees the freedom of association, including the right to form trade unions and other associations, with limitations introduced on the basis of defence, public safety, public order, public morality and public health. Read more

Association

Article 13 of the Constitution protects the freedom of association, except on the grounds of defence, public safety, public order, public morality and public health, and in particular recognises the right to form trade unions and other associations. Read more

Association

The freedom of association is protected by Article 11 of the Constitution, except on the grounds of defence, public safety, public order, public morality and public health. Read more

Association

The right to form and operate civil society organisations in Oman is governed by the Law on Associations, which requires all societies to register with and obtain the approval of the Ministry of Social Development. Read more

Association

Article 43 of the Kuwaiti Constitution guarantees the right to establish associations and trade unions. This right is severely constrained in practice by government’s use of legislation to suppress independent assessments of its human rights record. Read more

Association

The right to freedom of association is recognised in Article 55 of the Constitution which only prohibits “armed associations and organisations that promote racism or tribalism.” Read more

Association

People in Grenada are able to form and join associations to advance collective interests. Read more