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Christians in Town in Nigeria Paralyzed amid Islamic Extremist Attacks

Christians in Town in Nigeria Paralyzed amid Islamic Extremist Attacks | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
In Mubi in northeastern Nigeria, Christians do not dare step out of their homes after 8 p.m., church leaders say. And many Christians are too afraid of Islamic extremist attacks to attend church services.
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Muslims riot in southern Egypt looking for woman suspected of converting to Christianity

LUXOR, Egypt — Dozens of Muslim residents threw firebombs and rocks at police on Friday as they tried to storm a church in southern Egypt in search of a woman suspected of converting to Christianity, security officials said.
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Proposed bill in Indonesia threatens freedom of religion and association – UN ... - UN News Centre

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Minister: No conscience clause for registrars opposed to same-sex ...

Minister: No conscience clause for registrars opposed to same-sex ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
In a letter to Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark, dated February 3, Maria Miller said that although there were legal protections for clergy and other religious organisations, “the clause specifically excludes registrars and ...
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Religion and Politics in Bahrain: The Khawalid, Al Khalifa Politics ...

Religion and Politics in Bahrain: The Khawalid, Al Khalifa Politics ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Religion and Politics in Bahrain. "The Battle of Karbala' still rages between the two sides in the present and in the future. It is being held within the soul, at home and in all areas of life and society.
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Monday's Mtg: “Conscience Clauses:” Faith and Obeying the Law ...

When does having a strong moral objection to the law allow you to refuse to obey it? Not very often – try it next time you're stopped for speeding. But, “conscience clauses,” provisions in law that allow people to refuse to obey it ...
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Cranmer: Politics, Religion and the abuse of power

Cranmer: Politics, Religion and the abuse of power | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
There's something about power in politics and religion which is irresistable, principally because its application produces results. When you put together authority and charisma, you have influence. When the elite exercise that ...
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Martha Nussbaum Speaks on Politics of Religious Discrimination - Colby News

Martha Nussbaum Speaks on Politics of Religious Discrimination - Colby News | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Martha Nussbaum Speaks on Politics of Religious Discrimination Colby News First, she said, English philosopher John Locke maintained that “protecting equal liberty of conscience requires only two things: laws that do not penalize religious belief...
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As Atheists Talk Discrimination at UN, OIC Pushes for Blasphemy Law - Jakarta Globe

As Atheists Talk Discrimination at UN, OIC Pushes for Blasphemy Law - Jakarta Globe | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Jakarta Globe As Atheists Talk Discrimination at UN, OIC Pushes for Blasphemy Law Jakarta Globe In a document for consideration by the world body's Human Rights Council, a global organization linking people who reject religion said atheism was...
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Geneva Academy of International humanitarian law and human rights - LL.M. in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

Geneva Academy of International humanitarian law and human rights - LL.M. in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Master / LL.M. in human rights - Geneva Academy of International humanitarian law and human rights- ADH (LL.M. in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. #Afghan opportunity 4 scholarship. Details 2 follow soon.
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How Democracy Kills in Indonesia and Pakistan

How Democracy Kills in Indonesia and Pakistan | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The recent slaughter of Shiites in Pakistan is another grisly reminder of the perilous condition of its minorities.
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Politics and Protest in Uganda | Center for Strategic and International Studies

Politics and Protest in Uganda | Center for Strategic and International Studies | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
What role does #religion have in #politics? Lessons from #Uganda. Event @CSISAfrica Wed Mar 6, 9:30AM http://t.co/Z6fvIR8Xye #governance
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DOJ: Government Can Force Doctors to Violate Religion

DOJ: Government Can Force Doctors to Violate Religion | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
This is a step beyond the radical DOJ argument made previously in the Free Birth Control Rule cases, e.g., that business owners do not have freedom of religion in the way they operate for-profit businesses.
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Adventists caution about threat to T&T’s religious liberty

Adventists caution about threat to T&T’s religious liberty | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
As the Government sets the stage for constitutional reform, the Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) church is urging its membership to be mindful of any possible changes that may be made in the area of religi...
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Mark, Kufour, Condemn Use of Religion for Political Gains - AllAfrica.com

Mark, Kufour, Condemn Use of Religion for Political Gains - AllAfrica.com | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
CHANNELS Mark, Kufour, Condemn Use of Religion for Political Gains AllAfrica.com Religion and politics took centre stage at a public lecture delivered at the 10th anniversary of the Sun Newspapers, as the Senate President, David Mark, accused those...
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Obama Admin. 'Most hostile' to Religious Freedom in US History, Says Expert - Christian Post

Obama Admin. 'Most hostile' to Religious Freedom in US History, Says Expert - Christian Post | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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"Religious liberty in America has long been a cherished freedom.
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Cavallaro to head Law School's new Human Rights Center | The Dish

Cavallaro to head Law School's new Human Rights Center | The Dish | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
JAMES CAVALLARO, professor of law and director of the International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic of the Mills Legal Clinic at the Stanford Law School, will head the new Stanford Human Rights Center.
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Freedom of Religion at Stake: So much for 1Malaysia

Freedom of Religion at Stake: So much for 1Malaysia | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Malaysia Today. Independent News Portal in Malaysia. Read the latest news in the country covering issue on politics, business, lifestyle, community, and so much more.
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Manitoba's anti-bullying law opposed by religious schools - CBC.ca

Manitoba's anti-bullying law opposed by religious schools - CBC.ca | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Some Manitoba religious schools say the government is infringing on their religious freedoms with its new anti-bullying law.
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In Ruling Against Atheist Group, Appellate Court Upholds Michigan ...

In Ruling Against Atheist Group, Appellate Court Upholds Michigan ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Freedom From Religion FoundationA federal appeals court on Monday ruled that Warren, Mich.
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Donald on Advancing Debate about Religion or Belief, Equality and ...

Donald on Advancing Debate about Religion or Belief, Equality and ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
This month, the Oxford Journal of Law and Religion posted for advanced access Advancing Debate about Religion or Belief, Equality and Human Rights: Grounds for Optimism? By Alice Donald (Senior Research Fellow, ...
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Law and Religion in Indonesia: The Constitutional Court and the Blasphemy Law by Melissa Crouch :: SSRN

Law and Religion in Indonesia: The Constitutional Court and the Blasphemy Law by Melissa Crouch :: SSRN | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
A growing number of religious minorities have been prosecuted for the criminal offence of ‘insulting a religion’ in Indonesia.
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Pastor Joshua DuBois, Former Head of W.H. Faith Office, On Church and State

Pastor Joshua DuBois, Former Head of W.H. Faith Office, On Church and State | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The longtime presidential confidante and new Daily Beast columnist talks to Allison Samuels about working with Barack Obama. (Pastor Joshua DuBois, Former Head of W.H.
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John Kerry: Freedom of Speech, Thought, & Religion Also Means ...

John Kerry: Freedom of Speech, Thought, & Religion Also Means ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Speaking before a gathering of German students Tuesday, Secretary of State John Kerry explained that freedom of thought, speech, and religion in America also means U.S. citizens have the “right to be stupid.” "As a country ...
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