Election Obligations & Standards Database
Freedom of assembly is integral to fostering communication between citizens and political leaders.
Freedom of Assembly
Candidacy and Campaigning
Campaigning Without Interference
Candidates and their supporters were able to assemble freely throughout the campaign period. This obligation included organizing and participating in public rallies and peaceful campaign activities
…[F]reedom of peaceful assembly constitutes a form of direct democracy. It facilitates dialogue within civil society, as well as between civil society, political leaders, and government.