David Kaye (academic)

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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
Kaye in May 2015
UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression
Assumed office
August 2014
Preceded byFrank William La Rue

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][3]


  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.
  3. ^ Jazi, Mo. "How a Westlake High School grad became U.N. human rights expert". Ventura County Star. Archived from the original on August 22, 2019. Retrieved August 22, 2019.