The Right to Respect for Private Life and Related Rights

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This chapter discusses the right to freedom of association and of assembly, as well as the right to demonstrate, as they are protected by the European Convention on Human Rights, other Council of Europe instruments, in EU law and in international instruments. Attention is also paid to trade union freedom and political parties. In the final section, a short comparison between the different instruments is made
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFundamental Rights
Subtitle of host publicationThe European and International Dimension
EditorsJanneke Gerards
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages52
ISBN (Print)978-1-009-25576-9
Publication statusPublished - 2023


  • freedom of association
  • freedom of assembly
  • trade union freedom
  • right to demonstrate
  • political parties
  • bans or dissolution of associations
  • notification requirements
  • registration of associations
  • peaceful demonstrations


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