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"We commit our Governments to: d) safeguard the human and civil liberties of all citizens including the freedom of…expression…as well as access to the media on the part of all stakeholders, during electoral processes."
AU: African Union Declaration on the Principles Governing Democratic Elections in Africa
, art. III(d)
African Union Declaration on the Principles Governing Democratic Elections in Africa
Access to the media should be guaranteed to all political parties and candidates and be fairly distributed.
Political parties and candidates must have access to the public media on a non-discriminatory basis.