freedom of religion

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a civil right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution

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During meetings with Belgian NGOs dealing with religious issues, they also learnt about the experience of working with multi-faith communities and exchanged views on the role of civil society in promoting the freedom of religion and belief.
Bucheeri voiced deep Arab concerns over the tragic plight of Muslim minorities in several countries in the world regarding their right to exercise freedom of religion and belief.
Minister Baird and the Conservative government have indicated that they aspire to fulfill a broad mandate for Canada's Office of Religious Freedom--not just enumerating and hectoring delinquents, but actually promoting substantive freedom of religion and belief.
Convinced that freedom of religion and belief should also contribute to the attainment of the goals of world peace, social justice and friendship among peoples and to the elimination of ideologies or practices of colonialism and racial discrimination;
On November 23-25, 2001, I was privileged to attend the United Nations International Consultative Conference on School Education in Relation to Freedom of Religion and Belief, Tolerance, and Nondiscrimination.
The right to freedom of religion and belief cannot be seen in isolation, Professor Boyle concluded.
Slovakia's record on freedom of religion and belief falls seriously short of international human rights standards.
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