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Far North Region Bans Burka, Face-Covering Veils (July 22, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on July 17, 2015, that Cameroon's Far North Region instituted a ban on ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Freedom of religion; Terrorism; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Cameroon

Court Dismisses Petition to Dissolve Religious Party (July 08, 2015) by George Sadek

On July 5, 2015, the Parties Court, which has recently been formed within the Supreme Administrative ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Judiciary; Political parties and affiliations
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Court Rejects Two Challenges to Marriage Act (June 25, 2015) by Kelly Buchanan

On June 18, 2015, the Indonesian Constitutional Court (Mahkamah Konstitusi) released its decisions on two petitions ...

Topic: Children's rights; Church and state relations; Constitution; Marriage and family status; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Law Proposed to Protect Religious Minorities (June 11, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's government has proposed a law on the protection of religious minorities. It is currently ...

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

ISIS Recognized as Terrorist Organization (June 08, 2015) by Peter Roudik

On May 29, 2015, Central Asian and Russian news agencies reported that the Supreme Court of ...

Topic: Church and state relations; National security; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Tajikistan

State Litigation Authority Rejects Request to Suspend a TV Show (May 22, 2015) by George Sadek

On May 19, 2015, Egypt's State Litigation Authority rejected a petition submitted by Al Azhar (the ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Freedom of speech; Television and Film
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Pardoning of Conscientious Objectors and Military Service Law Amendments (March 23, 2015) by Peter Roudik

In February 2015, Forum 18 News Service published a report saying that for the first time ...

Topic: Armed forces; Church and state relations;Freedom of speech; Human rights and civil liberties
Jurisdiction: Turkmenistan

Bill Approved to Allow Foreign Organizations to Be Declared Undesirable (February 24, 2015) by Peter Roudik

On January 20, 2015, the State Duma of the Russian Federation (the lower chamber of the ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Freedom of religion; Human rights and civil liberties; International organizations; Religious minorities
Jurisdiction: Russia

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 and civil liberties; 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

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Last updated: July 22, 2015