"The authorities should ensure that the media have the right to gather and report information freely, without intimidation or obstruction, and that there is no censorship of either the media or candidates."
DocumentOSCE (ODIHR): Election Observation Handbook (Fifth Edition), p. 48
- Everyone has the right to seek and receive information.
- The right of the media to gather information, including from confidential sources without government interference, should be assured.
- Voter lists should not include information beyond what is required to identify a voter and establish a voter's eligibility.
- Members of the media have the right to security of the person.