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  • Freedom of Movement

    Everyone has the right to freedom of movement within the borders of each state.
    • Election Management, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media

      “Everyone lawfully within the territory of a State shall, within the territory, have the right to liberty of movement and freedom to choose his residence.”

    • Election Management, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media

      “In compliance with the fundamental obligations laid down in article 2 of this Convention, States Parties undertake to prohibit and to eliminate racial discrimination in all its forms and to guarantee the right of everyone, without distinction as to race, color, or national or ethnic origin, to equality before the law, notably in the enjoyment of the following rights: (d) Other civil rights, in particular: (i) The right to freedom of movement and residence within the border of the State.”

    • Election Management, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media

      “States Parties shall accord to men and women the same rights with regard to the law relating the movement of persons and the freedom to choose their residence and domicile.”

    • Election Management, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media

      “Migrant workers and members of their families shall have the right to liberty of movement in the territory of the State of employment and freedom to choose their residence there.”

    • Election Management, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media

      “States Parties shall recognize the rights of persons with disabilities to liberty of movement, to freedom to choose their residence and to a nationality, on an equal basis with others.”

    • Election Management, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media

      “Every individual shall have the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of a State provided he abides by the law.”

    • Election Management, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media

      “Every person lawfully in the territory of a State Party has the right to move about in it, and to reside in it, subject to the provisions of the law.”

    • Election Management, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media

      “Everyone lawfully within the territory of a State party shall, within that territory, have the right to freedom of movement and to freely choose his residence in any part of that territory in conformity with the laws in force.”

    • Election Management, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media

      “Everyone who is lawfully within the territory of any Contracting Party shall, within that territory, have the right to liberty of movement and freedom to choose his residence.”

    • Election Management, Candidacy and Campaigning, Voter Registration, Voting Operations, Vote Counting and Tabulation, The Media

      “Every citizen of the Union has the right to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States.”

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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

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International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

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International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights

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American Convention on Human Rights

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Arab Charter on Human Rights

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Commonwealth of Independent States Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

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Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

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