Rules of national and international law prohibiting all forms of discrimination based on religion or religious belief

Nicolae V. Dură

Abstrakt


Over the centuries, mankind has seen many manifestations of intolerance and discrimination based on religion or religious belief, and, for this reason, the legislator of those times had to provide legal rules expressly prohibiting and eliminating them, while setting out concrete measures of legal protection against those who violated actually one of the main fundamental human rights, i.e. the right to freedom of religion or religious belief, and, ipso facto, the right to respect for human dignity.
The ignorance of this fundamental human right also led to the flagrant violation of one of the main principles of international law, namely the principle of tolerance and equality of all human beings. Therefore, in our study, we examined both the text of international instruments, with the legal force of “jus cogens,” and the national legislation, in order to reveal how the manifestations of the discrimination based on religion or religious beliefs were banned and removed from the human society, at national and international level.


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fundamental human rights; freedom of religion; international instruments; international law; religion; human dignity

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