Presentation of the Inter-American Legal Framework regarding the Right to Freedom of Expression, remarks by Catalina Botero (Only available in Spanish)
Special Session of the Permanent Council of the OAS regarding the Right to Freedom of Thought and Expression and the Importance of Communication Media
Date: April 23, 2009
The Inter-American Legal Framework Regarding the Right to Freedom of Expression
The objective of this publication is to present inter-American jurisprudence that defines the scope and content of this right in a systematic and updated way. Among the most important topics it highlights: the importance, function, and characteristics of the right to freedom of expression, as well as the types of speech protected; the prohibition of censorship and indirect restrictions; the protection of journalists and social communications media; the exercise of freedom of expression by public officials; and freedom of expression in the area of electoral processes.
Reparations for the Violation of Freedom of Expression in the Inter-American-System (2012)
This publication seeks to carry out a systematic analysis of Inter-American rulings on freedom of expression, particularly of the orders for reparation issued as of October 2011 in cases which have involved violations or illegitimate restrictions of the freedom established in Article 13 of the Convention.