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Foundational Documents

These resources constitute the foundational framework of freedom of religion or belief as an international human right at the intersection of policy, politics, history, and current events.

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INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS (ICCPR)

1976

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THE PUNTA DEL ESTE DECLARATION ON HUMAN DIGNITY

December 2018

UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

1948

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DECLARATION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF INTOLERANCE AND OF DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RELIGION OR BELIEF

1981

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OSCE FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF POLICY GUIDELINES

2019

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USCIRF ANNUAL FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF REPORT

April 29, 2020

BISHOP OF TRURO REPORT

2019

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DECLARATION OF HUMANITY BY LEADERS OF FAITH AND LEADERS OF BELIEF

November 2020

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THE CHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY’S FALL FROM GRACE OVER MASS ATROCITIES IN XINJIANG

August 1, 2020

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AMBASSADOR BROWNBACK WARNS ABOUT THE COVID-19 RELATED BURDENS FACED BY RELIGIOUS MINORITIES

May 15, 2020

THE FIRST AMENDMENT ENCYCLOPEDIA

June 13, 2020

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USCIRF WELCOMES PASSAGE OF UYGHUR HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY ACT IN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 27, 2020

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