X. Right of Association, Assembly and Demonstration
Citizens have the right to form, join and participate in political parties, societies, social, cultural, scientific, political and trade associations and non-governmental organizations in compliance with the law. No one may be barred from participating therein, or be forced to participate in any. Membership or non-membership shall not cause deprivation or restriction of citizens’ rights or result in undue discrimination.
Citizens have the right to have effective participation in policymaking, decision-making and implementation of laws within the framework of unions, associations and trade unions.
Citizens have the right to civil activities in the areas of citizens’ rights. Non-governmental organizations must have the right to access information and the standing to make recourse to competent courts in case of violations of citizens’ rights.
Citizens have the right to assembly and make demonstrations and to participate therein, freely and in compliance with the law, and to enjoy impartiality of the responsible bodies and protection and security for the assembly.