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David Kaye is the current United Nations special rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, a post he has held since August 2014.[1] He is clinical professor of law at the University of California, Irvine on public international law, international humanitarian law human rights and international criminal justice.[2]

David Kaye
UN Special Rapporteur David Kaye (freedom of opinion and expression) speaks during the June 16 side event "Religion Meets Rights" organized by FORUM-ASIA (cropped).jpg
David Kaye, May 2015
UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression
Assumed office
August 2014
Preceded byFrank William La Rue


  1. ^ "Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression". Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. UN.
  2. ^ "David Kaye: Clinical Professor of Law". UC Irvine.