freedom of religion

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Noun1.freedom of religion - a civil right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution
civil right - right or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of Congress including the right to legal and social and economic equality
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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This is also a direct violation of the freedom of worship for all religions by a cruel and violent military occupation.
This committee will also have jurisdiction to look into abuse against minorities and to see their various affairs including any complaint against their freedom of movement, freedom of worship, assembly and association, any abuse to their property and also any complaint against their access to public places.
Saudi Arabia's continued violation of Qatar residents' right to freedom of worship and religious practices has drawn censure in the light of a recent case where a group of Qataris was prevented from performing Umrah.
The delegation was encouraged by the peaceful co-existence of people of different religions in Sudan and the unrestricted freedom of worship," it said.
They pointed out that school managers continue to infringe on students' freedom of worship, as provided for in the constitution, because punitive measures are not in place.
Mezghiche emphasised the need to ensure the safety of detainees and to guard against radicalisation without compromising freedom of worship.
Zaki said during the reopening of the Evangelical Church that Sisi is keen on keeping freedom of worship, stressing that religion is a gift to all people and that he will do his best to protect this freedom.
Openness to different cultures, together with freedom of worship, has allowed Canada to become as diverse as it is strong.
Safadi briefed the cabinet on Jordan's moves, including contacts with several Arab and foreign ministers, to discuss the situation in Jerusalem and to guarantee freedom of worship.
According to the bloc, this decision was unacceptable and extremely hurtful; merely an assault on humanity and freedom of worship.
The statement called for an international campaign to guarantee freedom of worship for the Sudanese Christians and to protect their churches stressing that "Sudanese Christians are suffering from freedom of worship, arrestment of pastors, and confiscation of church properties".
With its legislation that violates freedom of worship, Israel is interfering in one of the most basic tenants of Islam.