The provisions relating to freedom of opinion and expression are quite detailed in most of the treaties, with more explanation of the content of this right as well as its limitations. As such it is evident that the negotiators were aware of the importance of this right as well as the need for a careful balance between its use by individuals and the protection of society. Article 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) provides that: 1. Everyone shall have the right to hold opinions without interference. 2. Everyone shall have the...
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