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Changing Nature of Religious Rights under International Law

Malcolm Evans, Peter Petkoff, and Julian Rivers

Abstract

This book explores new and emerging perspectives in the field of protection of religious rights under international law at an institutional level three decades after the 1981 Declaration. It captures in a systematic fashion the different approaches to religious rights existing in public international law and explores how particular institutional perspectives emerge in the context of these approaches. The book examines, and often challenges, these institutional perspectives and identifies new directions for approaching religious rights through international law by examining existing legal tools ... More

Keywords: international law, UN, OSCE, EU, USIRF, Holy See, Dignitatis Humanae, UDHR, 1981 Declaration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199684229
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684229.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Malcolm Evans, editor
Professor of Public International Law, University of Bristol

Peter Petkoff, editor
Fellow of the Centre for Christianity and Culture, Regent's Park College, Oxford

Julian Rivers, editor
Professor of Jurisprudence, University of Bristol

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