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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

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

Crucifixes Allowed in Schools (April 07, 2011) by Dario Ferreira

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), in Strasbourg, handed down a decision on March 18, ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights; Italy

Fatwa Killing Sparks High Court Inquiry, Directives (February 17, 2011) by Shameema Rahman

A recent rape and subsequent fatwa killing in Bangladesh have prompted the country's High Court to ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Legal Issues Concerning Islam Discussed at Jurists' Convention (October 18, 2010) by Edith Palmer

The 68th German Convention of Jurists was held in Berlin on September 21 – 24 (Deutscher ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Germany

Plan to Introduce Resolution on Religious Minorities (September 13, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On September 13, 2010, Italy's Foreign Minister, Franco Frattini, announced that the country plans to present ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Italy; United Nations

Royal Decree Limits Authority to Issue Fatwas (August 25, 2010) by George Sadek

In August 2010, King Abdu Al Aziz bin Saud issued a Royal Decree limiting the authority ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Religious Edicts Declared Illegal (July 22, 2010) by Shameema Rahman

On July 8, 2010, the High Court of Bangladesh issued a ruling declaring all kinds of ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Controversial Conversion Bill (July 21, 2010) by Ruth Levush

A bill to regulate conversions to Judaism, proposed by Knesset (Israel's Parliament) Member David Rotem, recently ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Israel

Constitutional Court Upholds Blasphemy Law (April 22, 2010) by Kelly Buchanan

On April 19, 2010, the Constitutional Court of Indonesia held that a 1965 blasphemy law does ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

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Last updated: March 17, 2014