Effective Measures and Best Practices to Ensure the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Context of Peaceful Protests

Published: January 21, 2013

This report (A/HRC/22/28) by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights examines effective measures and best practices to ensure the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests.

The report was requested by the Human Rights Council in resolution 19/35. UN Member States, regional organizations, national human rights institutions and civil society organizations provided input for this report. The report also includes information drawn from treaty bodies and relevant thematic special procedure mandate holders.