Posted by Anton Hughes on Wednesday, February 06, 2008 with No comments
Since 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been
the most important, and the most effective, inspiration for per-
sonal, national and international efforts to secure and protect basic
rights of mankind.
-- James H. Ottoway, Introduction, Everyone Has the Right
I'm currently looking at the importance of freedom in Intellectual Property rights, particularly in patent law, and I'm just making a note of this resource - lots of stuff on the importance of free speech in the context of press freedom. The introduction has a very good breakdown of the text of Article 19, explaining the significance of individual words and phrases in it.
If you don't fancy downloading the PDF, have a look in the Google cache at a HTML version.
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