the modern case-law ( a bit technical)
Nesrine Malik: Saudi Arabia has declared atheists to be as bad as terrorists. But does this mean those without faith cannot live happily in the Muslim world?
This draft principle addresses one of the most difficult issues for freedom of expression. It balances an essential respect for the humanity, dignity and personal choice of every individual believer with an equally vital freedom to question the claims of any belief system, organisation or group.
Nick Clegg has called for the separation of the church and state in England – before the idea was immediately rejected by David Cameron.
The right of religious freedom in Crimea is under threat after Russian occupation. In addition to the difficulties with citizenship and relationships with mainland Ukraine, Russian legislation on religion will be a problem for the Crimean people.
Mormons v. the UK, ECtHR, 4 March 2014 -
An apparently dry dispute about business rates on one of the Mormons’ temples in Preston, Lancashire…
A leading secular Muslim has called for the government to do more to tackle the continued segregation between religious groups in some of the most diverse areas of the country.
(USA): In an Orwellian inversion, “freedom” is now a tool for controlling others. For many anti-gay activists, the recent Supreme Court decisions on DOMA and Proposition 8 were the handwriting on the wall…