Freedom of Religion: UN and European Human Rights Law and Practice / Edition 1

Freedom of Religion: UN and European Human Rights Law and Practice / Edition 1

by Paul M. Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521672465

ISBN-13: 9780521672467

Pub. Date: 12/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The scale and variety of acts of religious intolerance evident in so many countries today are of enormous contemporary concern. This timely study attempts a thorough and systematic analysis of both Universal and European practice. The standards applicable to freedom of religion are subjected to a detailed critique, and their development and implementation within the…  See more details below

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The scale and variety of acts of religious intolerance evident in so many countries today are of enormous contemporary concern. This timely study attempts a thorough and systematic analysis of both Universal and European practice. The standards applicable to freedom of religion are subjected to a detailed critique, and their development and implementation within the UN is distinguished from that within Strasbourg, in order to discern trends and obstacles to their advancement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521672467
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1Introduction1
2Freedom of religious choice24
3The scope of the forum internum beyond religious choice115
4The right to manifest religious belief and applicable limitations203
5Conclusion339
Annex 1Universal declaration of human rights352
Annex 2International covenant on civil and political rights358
Annex 3Declaration on the elimination of all forms of intolerance and discrimination based on religion or belief368
Annex 4Convention for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms372
Annex 5Text of general comment no. 22378

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