Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 January 2016

704 Pages


ISBN: 9780198703983

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Freedom of Religion or Belief

An International Law Commentary

Heiner Bielefeldt, Nazila Ghanea, and Michael Wiener

  • Provides an authoritative interpretation of the scattered international human rights law provisions on freedom of religion or belief
  • Gives a precise and concise overview of the relevant international legal standards and their interpretation by UN human rights mechanisms
  • Examines the large number of distinct yet interrelated facets of the right to freedom of religion or belief
  • Structured around the thematic categories of the United Nations Special Rapporteur's framework for communications