Resource centre: Regional and international instruments

A number of important regional and international agreements, declarations and instruments guide MIS Zambia’s work and that of free expression activists around the world.


Overview of African human rights conventions and frameworks




Provision relevant to freedom of expression: ARTICLE 27: State Parties shall commit themselves to: . . . (8) Promoting freedom of expression, in particular freedom of the press and fostering a ...



Section 2 deals with freedom of media and code of ethics. 




Relevant provisions: ARTICLE 9: Para 1: Every individual shall have the right to receive information. Para 2: Every individual shall have the right to express and disseminate his opinions within the ...