Background on Communication Rights

     No-Nonsense Guide to Communication Rights

What are communication rights? How do they relate to human r        riights? How do they differ from “freedom of expression?”


       Panos London, Illuminating Voices 

       The Case for Communication and Development 




What are Communication Rights?

“The freedom to express your opinion: that is a basic human right, and a basic communication right.” (5:15 min)


    This 3-minute long animation on aspects of communication rights is intended as a discussion starter. The issues it covers are by no means complete and raise questions rather than provide answers.