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Registered Clergy May Be Allowed to Meet with Prisoners (January 06, 2015) by Peter Roudik

On December 9, 2014, the State Duma of the Russian Federation (lower chamber of the legislature) ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Freedom of religion; Prisoners' rights; Religious minorities
Jurisdiction: Russia

Designation of Sanctioned Places of Worship in Online Database (December 30, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On December 26, 2014, at a national conference on religious work, Wang Zuoan, the director of ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Freedom of religion
Jurisdiction: China

Religious Orthodox Classes Will Be Taught in Public School Buildings (November 26, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On November 24, 2014, the Russian daily newspaper Kommersant reported that according to Moscow City Council ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Education funding; Freedom of religion; Religious minorities
Jurisdiction: Russia

Aceh Province Bans Daytime Food Sales During Ramadan (July 07, 2014) by Constance Johnson

The Wilayatul Hisbah, or Shariah Police, of Aceh Province, an area of Indonesia that applies Islamic ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Commerce; Religious minorities
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Media Restrictions for Ramadan (June 30, 2014) by Constance Johnson

As reported on June 24, 2014, the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (Komisi Penyiaran Indonesia, or KPI) has ...

Topic: Broadcasting; Church and state relations; Communications; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Experts Oppose Draft Law on Religious Conversion (June 26, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On June 20, 2014, independent human rights experts from the United Nations asked Burma not to ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Human rights; International organizations; Religious minorities
Jurisdiction: Burma; United Nations

High Court Strikes Down Government Funding of School Chaplains (June 23, 2014) by Kelly Buchanan

On June 19, 2014, the High Court of Australia (the highest court in Australia) ruled unanimously ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Education
Jurisdiction: Australia

Law Purporting to Protect Race and Religion Proposed (March 17, 2014) by Constance Johnson

In response to a petition signed by 1.3 million people, on March 7, 2014, Burmese President ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Freedom of religion; Religious minorities
Jurisdiction: Burma

Dispute over Hallal Certificates (March 10, 2014) by Constance Johnson

A dispute over the authority to issue religious certificates has developed between the Indonesian Ministry of ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Church and state relations; Food labeling
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Court Decision on Use of Word "Allah" by Non-Muslims (October 25, 2013) by Constance Johnson

It was reported on October 22, 2013, that the Court of Appeals in Putrajaya, Malaysia, has ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

New Sentences for Exercise of Religious Beliefs (September 19, 2013) by Peter Roudik

Kazakhstan was criticized recently by international human rights organizations for restricting specific religious groups and practices. ...

Topic: Judiciary; Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Kazakhstan

Kedah State Considering Anti-Shia Law (August 27, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On August 25, 2013, during a speech at the opening of Malaysia's Kedah State Assembly, the ...

Topic: Discrimination; Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Atheist Sentenced in West Sumatra (June 18, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On June 14, 2012, Alexander Aan, a civil servant charged with blasphemy, was given a sentence ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Blasphemy Against Islam (June 18, 2012) by Issam Saliba

On May 3, 2012, the Kuwait National Assembly (the country's parliament) passed a law amending the ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Kuwait

Change in Church/State Relations (June 06, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Norway no longer has a state religion. Due to a constitutional change approved by the Storting ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Norway

Scholar States Churches Must Be Destroyed (March 19, 2012) by Issam Saliba

In response to a question on March 11, 2012, the highest religious ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Atheist to Be Charged with Blasphemy (February 09, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Alexander Aan, an Indonesian civil servant living in Pulau Punjung, in West Sumatra Province, posted the ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Private Nursery School Internal Code of Conduct May Ban Display of Religious Attire (November 03, 2011) by Nicole Atwill

On October 27, 2011, the Court of Appeal of Versailles found that it is lawful for ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: France

New Law on Religion Enacted (October 17, 2011) by Peter Roudik

On October 13, 2011, President Nursultan Nazarbaev of Kazakhstan signed into law a series of amendments ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Kazakhstan

Parents of Students Studying Abroad Prosecuted (April 22, 2011) by Peter Roudik

It has been reported recently that Tajik police authorities have initiated criminal cases against individuals whose ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Tajikistan

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Last updated: January 06, 2015