More about Freedom of Movement

Section 98 of the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia
Articles 9 and 13 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Articles 12 and 13 of the UN International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Articles 2, 3 and 4 of the 4th Protocol to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms; and also Article 1, 6(5) of the 7th Protocol thereto

Freedom of movement means the right to move freely and choose the residence within the territory. It also means that everyone has the right to depart freely from any State including that of which the individual is a citizen. This freedom means that citizens of the State may not be extradited from and that they must be permitted to enter the State, and also that mass expulsion of foreigners is prohibited.