Background on Communication Rights Communication and Society Today and Tomorrow. UNESCO, 1980. English Español French The No-Nonsense Guide to the Right of Information English Spanish French Assessing Communication Rights: A Handbook English Español French 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 ‘Much more could have been achieved’: Civil Society Statement on the World Summit on the Information Society 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.