There is an increasing urge to build a new form of democracy based on the respect for human rights and the will to organize cultural life around a complex identity and not the hegemony of a single language, culture or religion. How can the cultural sector contribute to social justice, cohesion and democratic values when cultural freedom finds itself more and more under threat? This collection focus on a fundamental right related to culture, arts and citizen: The right to freedom of artistic expression.
EU Guidelines on Freedom of Expression
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On 12 May 2014, the Council of the European Union adopted the EU Human Rights Guidelines on Freedom of Expression Online and Offline. The text expresses the understanding of freedom of opinion and expression as fundamental rights of every human being and as essential for the fulfilment and enjoyment of a wide range of other human rights and for the […]