Article 19 : Freedoms of opinion and expression

  1. Laws that penalize the expression of opinions about historical facts are incompatible with the obligations that the Covenant imposes on States parties in relation to the respect for freedom of opinion and expression.
    United Nations, Human Rights Committee, 102nd session, Geneva, 11-29 July 2011: General Comment 34, Article 19: Freedoms of opinion and expression, 49 (PDF)