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Right to freedom of thought

The right to freedom of thought is enshrined in Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

In cases of violations of this human right (explained here),

All persons may turn to the these organs/institutions:

Human Rights Committee (if the optional protocol is ratified by the state)

Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief

Children under 18 years may turn to:

Committee on the Rights of the Child

Migrants may turn to:

Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants

Migrant workers may turn to:

Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families 

Indigenous people may turn to:

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people

Teachers, students, researchers, artists, writers, journalists may turn to:

UNESCO (Committee on Conventions and Recommendations)

Persons being in an African country may turn to:

African Commission or Court on Human Rights and Peoples’ Rights

Last change: 16.09.11 - 12:03