freedom of association


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freedom of association

noun authority, autonomy, blanket permission, choice, civil liberty, conntitutional freedom, decontrol, emancipation, free will, freeeom of affiliation, freedom of alignment, freedom of alliance, inclusion, incorporation, independence, laissez-faire, latitude, liberation, liberty, license, openness, participation, privilege, self-determination, self-direction, unconditional authority, unnonstrained use, unrestrained use, unrestricted use
Associated concepts: First Amendment protection, individual freedoms, individual liberties

freedom of association

see HUMAN RIGHTS.
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In 2010, the Council of Europe adopted a recommendation titled the 'Fluman Rights of Members of Armed Forces' which states, inter alia, that "members of armed forces have the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and to freedom of association .
Instead, having regard to the overall purpose of freedom of association,
What no one seems to have noticed is that C87, on freedom of association, is not the focus of the article.
Despite the development of the Internet and other technologies, which have hampered authoritarian states' efforts to suppress the freedom of press, the evidence thus far suggests that repressing the freedom of association may prove a less formidable challenge.
Rather, the law must recognize that certain union activities--making collective representations to an employer, adopting a majority political platform, federating with other unions--may be central to freedom of association even though they are inconceivable on the individual level .
The International Labour Organization (ILO) proclaims that freedom of association is the most basic right upon which union legitimacy rests.
The bank "refuses to respect internationally recognized core labor standards of freedom of association and the right to engage in collective bargaining," the resolution stated, "and seeks to make poor countries convenient and cheap for foreign investment.
Human Rights Watch found that freedom of association is a right under severe, often buckling pressure when workers in the United States try to exercise it," concluded Lance Compa, in "Unfair Advantage: Workers' Freedom of Association in the United States Under International Human Rights Standards.
Still, as co-chair of the Legal Services Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ), he is an active proponent for unrestricted freedom of association between bengoshi and gaiben.
press litigants tend not to raise freedom of association claims when
We have noted to Hong Kong that the use of denials of entry could have the effects of limiting freedom of association and restricting the free flow of ideas,'' the spokeswoman said.
It should have been clear to us that freedom of association was in trouble in Venezuela when President Chavez challenged the independence of Venezuela's trade union movement.

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