Everyone has the right to freedom of movement within the borders of each state.
- Freedom of Movement for Political Candidates and Their Supporters
- Freedom of Movement for Electoral Management Body Personnel
- Freedom of Movement and the Media
- Freedom of Movement and Vote Counting and Tabulation
- Freedom of Movement for the Purposes of Voter Registration
- Freedom of Movement and Voting Operations
- Freedom of movement was respected for all electoral stakeholders, including candidates, parties, and their supporters during the campaign period
- Electoral management body staff and officials were able to move freely throughout the country to administer the election and at the same time did not prevent or hinder the free movement of citizens during the election process
- Freedom of movement was guaranteed to all electoral stakeholders, including the media
- Freedom of movement was respected throughout the electoral process, including the immediate election period
- Freedom of movement was respected throughout the voter registration process
- Freedom of movement was respected throughout the electoral process
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Every individual shall have the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of a State provided he abides by the law.
- 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.
- 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.
- Every citizen of the Union has the right to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States.
- 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.
- 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.
- Measures that should be identified, implemented and monitored for effectiveness include, under article 7, paragraph (a), those designed to: (c) Ensure that barriers to equality are overcome, including those resulting from illiteracy, language, poverty and impediments to women's freedom of movement; (d) Assist women experiencing such disadvantages to exercise their right to vote and to be elected.
- The right to move freely relates to the whole territory of a State, including all parts of federal States.
- Subject to the provisions of article 12, paragraph 3, the right to reside in a place of one's choice within the territory includes protection against all forms of forced internal displacement.
- 1. Every internally displaced person has the right to liberty of movement and freedom to choose his or her residence. 2. In particular, internally displaced persons have the right to move freely in and out of camps or other settlements.
- Every person has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each State. Every person has the right to leave any country including his or her own, and to return to his or her country.
- Safeguard the human and civil liberties of all citizens including the freedom of movement, assembly, association, expression and campaigning as well as access to the media on the part of all stakeholders, during electoral processes as provided for under 2.1.5 above.
- Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each State.
- The participating States will remove all legal and other restrictions with respect to travel within their territories for their own nationals and foreigners, and with respect to residence for those entitled to permanent residence, except those restrictions which may be necessary and officially declared for military, safety, ecological or other legitimate government interests, in accordance with their national laws, consistent with CSCE commitments and international human rights obligations. The participating States undertake to keep such restrictions to a minimum.
- [Consider] signing and ratifying or acceding to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and other core international human rights treaties.
- Tak[e] all necessary measures to eliminate laws, regulations and practices that discriminate, directly or indirectly, against citizens in their right to participate in public affairs on grounds of race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status, or on the basis of disability.
- All citizens, parties, and candidates must enjoy freedom of expression, association, assembly and movement.
- Respect for fundamental rights a. Democratic elections are not possible without respect for human rights, in particular freedom of expression and of the press, freedom of circulation inside the country, freedom of assembly and freedom of association for political purposes, including the creation of political parties.
- Freedoms of expression, assembly, association and movement without discrimination are prerequisites for a democratic election process. For there to be an open and fairly contested campaign, it is crucial that there is opportunity for all candidates, political parties, and their supporters – regardless of whether they are in favour of incumbents or opposition – to promote their policies, hold meetings and travel around the country. The electorate should be informed on their range of choice of parties and candidates.
- Everyone lawfully within a State has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of the State, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Sexual orientation and gender identity may never be invoked to limit or impede a person’s entry, egress or return to or from any State, including that person’s own State.
- Democratic referendums are not possible without respect for human rights, in particular freedom of expression and of the press, freedom of movement inside the country, freedom of assembly and freedom of association for political purposes, including freedom to set up political parties.
- Another very important fundamental right in a democracy is freedom of movement within the country, together with the right for nationals to return to their country at any time.