General comment No. 37 (2020) on the right of peaceful assembly (article 21)
01 November 2021
General Comment No. 37 of the UN Human Rights Committee provides an authoritative interpretation of the protection of Article 21 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) on the right of peaceful assembly. General Comment No. 37 of the UN Human Rights Committee provides authoritative guidance on the scope of the right of peaceful assembly, the obligation of States parties in respect of the right of peaceful assembly, duties and powers of law enforcement agencies, the right to assembly during states of emergency, the relationship between article 21 and other provisions of ICCPR and other legal regimes, and other key dimensions of the exercise of the right of peaceful assembly.
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