"Fundamental freedoms are essential to the democratic character of the campaign period, and all political participants should enjoy the freedom of association and should be able to freely express their campaign messages and assemble with their constituents free from intimidation or hindrance. Citizens should have the right to express their political convictions freely."
DocumentOSCE (ODIHR): Handbook for Domestic Election Observers, p. 75
- Everyone has the right to association.
- Everyone has the right to peaceful assembly.
- Everyone has the right to freedom of expression, whether through public speeches or other means.
- All individuals and groups should have the right to establish their own political parties or political organizations on equal terms.