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David Kaye — Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression

David Kaye: Appointed UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression in August 2014.

Background: Mr Kaye is clinical professor of law at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law. He teaches international human rights law and international humanitarian law and directs a clinic in international justice. His research and writing focus on accountability for serious human rights abuses and the law governing use of force. He has collaborated with local and national governments, major international NGOs as well as those at the grassroots, international organizations, and academic institutions around the world. He has also published numerous research essays and opinion pieces on international human rights law related issues in a wide range of specialised reviews and mainstream publications.

The duties of his mandate include:

Download his most recent report [1]

Submission Instructions:
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/FreedomOpinion/Pages/Complaints.aspx [2]