"Law enforcement officials involved in policing assemblies must respect and ensure the exercise of the fundamental rights of organizers and participants, while also protecting journalists, monitors and observers, medical personnel and other members of the public, as well as public and private property, from harm."
DocumentUN (CCPR): General Comment No. 37: The Right of Peaceful Assembly (Article 21), para. 74
- Everyone has the right to security of the person without arbitrary arrest or detention.
- The state is obliged to provide and to cover costs related to the holding of assemblies in public spaces, including security, medical care, and cleaning.
- The right to security of the person applies to candidates.
- Members of the media have the right to security of the person.