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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By our communique, Muslim Lawyers' Association of Nigeria (MULAN) took cognisance of the global discrimination, persecution and injustice perpetrated against Islam and Muslims despite the universal declaration of human rights and the constitutionally guaranteed freedom of religion, freedom of association.
This novel hits upon many timely topics including bisexuality, religion, freedom of choice, suicide, depression, drinking, drugs, mental illnesses, homosexuality, child abuse, bullying, and others.
Aside from such basic rights as the right to life, to their own name and identity, freedom of religion, freedom of expression, freedom of association, the right to education and the best possible state of health, as well as an adequate standard of living, the CRC acknowledges that children have the right to express their opinions, be protected from abuse or exploitation, and to have privacy.
S Constitution protects freedom of religion, freedom of speech and expression.
citizens the right to free speech, freedom of religion and ability to freely exercise that religion, freedom of assembly and the press.
Some of the rights enshrined in the Bill of Rights are the right to life, equality, human dignity, freedom of expression, freedom of religion, freedom of association, political rights and the right to peaceful assembly and demonstration.
The articles affected include the right to liberty and security, the right to a fair trial, the right to respect for private and family life, freedom of thought, conscience and religion, freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and association, the right to marry, the right to an effective remedy, and prohibition of discrimination.
The freedom of the press, freedom of expression, freedom of religion, freedom of ideologies and no re-election of presidents; it is limited to a five-year term.
But also over the course of his novels, the Discworld also saw the development of concepts of liberty, like the free practice of religion, freedom of speech and of the press, and the notion that basic rights ought to be extended to new races that humanity had treated like vermin or property--goblins, ores, golems, the undead.
The consultations will be held to discuss essential issues in the field of human rights protection, including protection against torture, illegal detention, discrimination, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, access to justice, etc.
The European Court of Human Rights is expected to rule later this year in a case brought by a French Muslim who argues that the burqa ban violates her rights to freedom of religion, freedom of expression and freedom of assembly, and breaches a prohibition against discrimination.
The BCHR and BYSHR also say the attacks violate freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and amount to discrimination against majority Shias with the aim of increasing sectarianism in the Bahraini society.