Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Some News on Religious Regulation Around the World

You can read about all of these on the Religion Clause site.
  • The United Nations Human Rights Panel has determined that a French Sikh student's religious freedom rights were violated when he was expelled from his school for wearing a turban.
  • The French government has new plans to emphasize secularism, including possibly teaching classes in  public schools on secular morality.  The goal is to reduce the influence of the particular religious movements, including a lay Catholic movement and Salafi Islam.
  • Kazakhstan is proceeding on its plans to close religious organizations that have not registered with the state.

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