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Dutch ready to revoke blasphemy law | Europe | DW.DE | 05.12.2012

Dutch ready to revoke blasphemy law | Europe | DW.DE | 05.12.2012 | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
While some countries convict people for blasphemy and tighten laws concerning insulting religions, the Netherlands aims to strike blasphemy from the books. But the Dutch are going to make one royal exception.
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BELARUS: Last minute reprieve for charismatic church

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Indian Muslims in U.K. express concern over Charminar row

Indian Muslims in U.K. express concern over Charminar row | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Fears grow for Iranian prisoner of conscience | Women's Views on ...

Fears grow for Iranian prisoner of conscience | Women's Views on ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Fears grow for Iranian prisoner of conscience. 0 comments. Posted by Suzannah von ... Sotoudeh was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment and banned from practicing law for 10 years. She is being held currently in Ward 209 ...
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Muslim-Majority Constitutions and the Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief « Karamah

Muslim-Majority Constitutions and the Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief « Karamah | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
@USCIRF09 @KaramahDC to host joint briefing on Muslim-Majority Constitutions and #ReligiousFreedom - Get details here http://t.co/IGqO5iAL...
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Religion Big Factor for Americans Against Same-Sex Marriage

Religion Big Factor for Americans Against Same-Sex Marriage | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Americans who oppose same-sex marriage are most likely to cite religion or the Bible as the reason. Overall, 53% of Americans say same-sex marriage should be legal, tying the record high, while 46% say it should not.
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HHS Anti-Conscience Mandate: Challengers Get Federal Appellate Court Victory - Heritage.org (blog)

HHS Anti-Conscience Mandate: Challengers Get Federal Appellate Court Victory - Heritage.org (blog) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
HHS Anti-Conscience Mandate: Challengers Get Federal Appellate Court VictoryHeritage.org (blog)O'Brien, represented by the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), is the first private business owner to have challenged the HHS mandate in court.
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Is There Religious Freedom in Today's Britain? - The Beaver

Is There Religious Freedom in Today's Britain? - The Beaver | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Last week, the LSE Students' Union Islamic Society hosted a student-led interfaith seminar, putting together a panel of students from the three monotheistic traditions as well as an atheist contributor.
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Religion and Politics Symposium at Calvin College Honoring ...

CFP Religion and Politics Symposium at Calvin College Honoring Corwin Smidt Seventh Biennial Symposium on Religion and Politics April 25-27, 2013 The Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity and Politics Calvin ...
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Algerian faces 5 years in prison for sharing Christian faith

Algerian faces 5 years in prison for sharing Christian faith | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Accusers who say an Algerian Christian insulted Islam provided no evidence to a judge hearing the Christian’s appeal of his original sentence.
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Three-Self Church's Application to Stage Protest Against Illegal Demolition of Church Property is Rejected ~ CHINAaid

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Press Release: USCIRF Alarmed by Anti-Semitic Remarks in Hungary - USCIRF

USCIRF is an independent, bipartisan federal body that monitors violations of religious freedom abroad and makes recommendations to the President, the Secretary of State and Congress.
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Turkish TV channel fined for 'The Simpsons' blasphemy episode - Telegraph

Turkish TV channel fined for 'The Simpsons' blasphemy episode  - Telegraph | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
A Turkish broadcaster has been fined nearly £20,000 after airing an episode of 'The Simpsons' that was deemed to mock religious beliefs.
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Merkel deputy criticizes Turkey over religious freedoms

HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) - A leading ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Turkey on Wednesday to show it was serious about defending religious freedoms if it wanted to join the EU, saying...
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British University Christian Union Won't Allow Women Teachers

British University Christian Union Won't Allow Women Teachers | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
A British university's student-led Christian Union is under investigation after an internal email was leaked dictating that women would not be allowed to teach at its weekly meetings.
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Commission des Episcopats de la Communauté Européenne...
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Dutch blasphemy law to fall and Irish one may follow | FaithWorld

Dutch blasphemy law to fall and Irish one may follow | FaithWorld | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
europe netherlands ireland greece blasphemy insult sharia islam muslim christian religion god law parliament. (Protesters from Hizb ut-Tahrir demonstrate against insults to Islam at the American Embassy in London ...
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Lawsuit threat cancels Christmas concert

Lawsuit threat cancels Christmas concert | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
A threatened lawsuit had put a halt to what's become a Christmas tradition for members of the Moanalua High School orchestra.
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Apostasy and Blasphemy Laws Choking Religious Freedom. New Book: Silenced: Paul Marshall

Apostasy and Blasphemy Laws Choking Religious Freedom.  New Book: Silenced: Paul Marshall | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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US bishops promote religious freedom through website - Marquette Tribune

US bishops promote religious freedom through websiteMarquette TribuneWhile the Affordable Care Act has been the most contested law, specifically the mandate requiring religious institutions to cover sexual health and reproductive drugs and...
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Human Rights Day: How social video changes the game for ...

December 10 marks Human Rights Day, commemorating the U.N.'s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Durable protection of human rights requires institutional frameworks and the rule of law.
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Labor law changes coming in January - Napa Valley Register

Labor law changes coming in JanuaryNapa Valley RegisterThere is an expansion of the California discrimination law regarding religious accommodation and breastfeeding.
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Seven House Church Christians in Henan Province Have Been Charged with Engaging in Cult Activities ~ CHINAaid

Seven House Church Christians in Henan Province Have Been Charged with Engaging in Cult Activities ~ CHINAaid | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Religion can provide early warning system against excesses of the market

Rite & Reason:The unjust ruling Protestant ascendancy established following the defeats at the Boyne in 1690 and Aughrim in 1691 took the best part of a century to unravel.
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France to Discipline Lawyer Who Requested Removal of Judge from Case Because of Jewish Last Name | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

France to Discipline Lawyer Who Requested Removal of Judge from Case Because of Jewish Last Name | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
In France, disciplinary proceedings have been initiated against lawyer Alexis Dubruel, who demanded that the judge in a case he was working be removed because of his Jewish last name.
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