Recognizing and building on communication rights are integral to shaping societies that fully respond to human needs and to improve their economic, political, social and cultural lives. This section offers resources from different parts of the world related to the theory and practice of the right to communicate.
This 3-minute long animation on aspects of communication rights is intended as a discussion starter. The issues it covers are by no means complete and raise questions rather than provide answers.
Cees Hamelink (Communications Consultant, The Netherlands): «The freedom to express your opinion: that is a basic human right, and a basic communication right.» (5:15 min)