freedom of religion

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

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Jerusalem cannot and must not be subject to exclusive possession and greed, Ashrawi said, adding that "this exposes the false claims of Israel that it respects freedom of worship for all religions.
The constitution allows freedom of worship and bars anyone from discriminating against others based on religion.
In the resolution's long sections on the Mount's Al-Aqsa Mosque, UNESCO "condemns the escalating Israeli aggressions" perpetrated "against the freedom of worship and Muslims' access to their holy site Al-Aqsa," "deplores the continuous storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram Al-Sharif by Israeli right-wing extremists," and "deeply decries the continuous Israeli aggressions" committed by "the so-called 'Israeli antiquities' officials.
Minister of Religious Affairs Yousef Ideis said Israel's decision to shut down the Ibrahimi mosque for Muslims is a stark violation of freedom of worship and a move to empty the mosque of its Muslim worshippers.
I'd challenge Mr Casey to name another country in the Middle East which has free elections, a free press, independent courts and freedom of worship for all its citizens, and where the Christian community is actually growing.
We have prepared a bill that would prevent office hours from affecting our freedom of worship without creating a loss in working hours," Davutoy-lu said during a group meeting of his Justice and Development Party (AK Party).
He said that "aside from the Catholic Church, others who value genuine world peace, freedom of worship and interfaith dialogue should also welcome this historic event.
The statement said that the most dangerous and unlawful Israeli practices are the assaults on Sanctities and the lack of respect for freedom of worship, including attempts to break into, the Haram al-Sharif and prevent worshipers from entering, expressing in this regard Qatar's condemnation and rejection of the violation of the holy sites and freedom of worship in Palestine by the Israeli occupation authorities.
Shahbaz Sharif said that all minorities including Christianity community have complete freedom of worship according to their religions.
The monastery has a remarkable collection of religious artifacts and books, including a paper signed by Mohammed granting the monastery privileges such as freedom of worship, movement and property.
FREEDOM of worship and performance of religious rituals is being guaranteed according to the Constitution and the law, and this has nothing to do with any gathering or council, Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Minister said yesterday.
The new draft charter, approved by an Islamist-dominated panel, boycotted by liberals and Christians and objected to by the opposition on the grounds that it limits freedom of expression, women's rights and freedom of worship, is set for a popular referendum on 15 December, the report said.
An assembly, tasked with writing a new constitution for Egypt, approved early Friday the final draft, making Sharia the "main legislation" in the predominantly Muslim country and limiting freedom of worship to "heavenly religions".
A series of violent attacks on churches and a crackdown on freedom of worship and expression have caused them to worry about their future.
The city allows the freedom of worship for everyone, and Israel will continue to devotedly protect the holly sites of all religions.