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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The UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Ahmed Shaheed is to engage in an official visit to Sri Lanka from August 15 to 26, 2019.
The UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Ahmed Shaheed, will carry out an official visit to Sri Lanka, from 15 to 26 August 2019.
NNA - Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil on Thursday maintained that the Lebanese system in a need for the humanity as it is based upon the freedom of religion and belief, highlighting the necessity to preserve it.
Berton and Kavazovic reminded that the OSCE Mission and the Islamic Community closely cooperate in the implementation of a wide range of program activities, but also those aimed at the prevention of violent extremism, the promotion of conditions for the exercise of the right to freedom of religion and beliefs, and the promotion of inter-religious dialogue.
During the roundtable, the speakers shared their valuable insight while pointing out challenges and constraints hindering equal rights of women in freedom of religion.
Freedom of religion and belief is one of the fundamental human rights recognised under international law.
InWestminster, Mr Kerr is a member of the all-party parliamentary group for freedom of religion, a group of MPs and Lords who work together to promote policies which give individuals the freedom to practice any religion, or none, without persecution.
GENEVA, Thursday, March 14, 2019 (WAFA) - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor (Euro-Med) sent a letter to the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief and the European Union's Special Envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion or belief condemning the Israeli authorities' closing of Al-Aqsa Mosque to Muslim worshipers, preventing them from praying in the religious site, and attacking worshipers and guards with batons and sound bombs.
"Ensuring the freedom of religion of citizens is a part of domestic policy in the country," he said.
BRUSSELS, Jan 15 (KUNA) -- The European Parliament has deplored the rise of violations of freedom of religion or belief around the world, in a resolution adopted on in Strasbourg Tuesday.

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