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WHAT DOES A PEACEFUL ASSEMBLY MEAN?

 

The right to freedom of peaceful assembly and protest is one of the fundamental human rights which allows citizens to publicly and freely express their opinions and attitudes towards actions or inaction of the authorities, governmental and non-governmental organizations by means of using mass media to inform and mobilize like-minded individuals, initiate public discussions of the most topical social issues.

This website will provide you with necessary and useful information about your right to organize a peaceful assembly and participate in such assembly, your rights and obligations during the peaceful assembly, tasks and actions of the police during the peaceful assembly, as well as a lot of other useful information.

Forms of peaceful assemblies

THE MAIN FEATURE OF PEACEFUL ASSEMBLIES IS THE PEACEFUL NATURE OF THEIR CONDUCT.

Organization of peaceful assemblies

How to hold a peaceful assembly?

Your rights during a peaceful assembly

The right to freedom of peaceful assembly is one of the fundamental human rights which allows citizens to publicly and freely express their opinions and attitudes towards actions or inaction of the authorities, governmental and non-governmental organizations by means of using mass media to inform and mobilize like-minded individuals, initiate public discussions of the most topical social issues.

Responsibility

Actions of organizers and participants of peaceful assemblies that may entail:

the police

rights, duties, and responsibility

The main task of the police during a peaceful assembly is to ensure public safety and protect rights of the peaceful assembly participants and other persons.

Police officers shall clearly follow the law. They may act only in a way that is allowed by the law. Police officers may use physical force, rubber clubs, tear gas only in case there are grounds determined by the law. This section describes the list of such grounds, rights, duties, and responsibility of the police in detail.

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