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Published: 17 July 2014

378 Pages


ISBN: 9780198712824

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Religious Actors and International Law

Ioana Cismas

  • Sets out a new understanding of the accountability of religious actors under international law
  • Investigates whether religious identity and claims to religious legitimacy affect the standing of religious actors under international law
  • Assesses the rights and obligations of religious actors in comparison to their non-religious peers
  • Provides a detailed analysis of three key case studies: churches and religious organizations under the European Convention on Human Rights regime, the Holy See-Vatican, and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation