Freedom of expression – a basic human right

Michael O'Flaherty

Just how much can the state restrict freedom of expression?

That's one of the most sensitive topics in international human rights law.

Now, new guidelines covering blasphemy, terrorism and when you can and can't let people know exactly what you think have been agreed by the United Nations Human Rights Committee.

Nicki Chadwick spoke to Michael O'Flaherty from the UN Human Rights Committee and the main driver of the new guidelines.

Duration: 3’07″

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