Happy Monday to our dearest followers who are connecting with us from different parts of the world. Let’s start a series on #humanrights
On today’s episode of #HumanRights #LetsTalkHumanRights, let’s discuss FREEDOM OF OPINION AND EXPRESSION.
Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) states that “everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression, the rights includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers”.
According to the Nigerian Constitution, in chapter IV of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended and other International Human Rights Instruments which Nigeria is a party, it states that 👇🏾 (see photos below)
As a Nigerian or a citizen of any nationality, what do you think about the freedom of opinion and expression? Has this been upheld in your country? For our followers connecting with us from other countries, has your government given you the right to freely express your opinion?
When you express your opinion at work, home or social media, are you promoting peace and inclusivity, or are you creating divisiveness?
Our aim is to promote peaceful and intellectual conversations in order to educate ourselves on our basic human rights.