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Communiqué on Freedom of the Media on the impact of laws countering extremism on freedom of expression and freedom of the media

07 October 2014

VIENNA 7 October 2014. OSCE participating States are responding to threats from extremists by creating laws that include provisions which might seriously limit free expression and free media online and offline.

To address potential threats to free expression and free media, the Representative issues this communiqué with the following recommendations to OSCE participating States:

  • Anti-extremism laws only should restrict activities which necessarily and directly imply the use of violence;

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