Religious Diversity

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Beyond the Veil
Malik, Kenan
Article
2013
The question of the Muslim veil seems never to leave the headlines for long. The latest controversies have erupted in Britain after a defendant in a criminal trial demanded the right to wear a niqab i...
Broadcast Licenses for Religious Groups
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1999
Religious freedom does not imply the right of any group to use the public airwaves to promulgate their own religious views while excluding all conflicting points of view.
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Inclusion or exclusion
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2008
People who advocate a vision of distinct communities that speak different languages, keep apart from each other, and communicate with the structures of the larger society only through interpreters, ar...
The Islamophobia Myth
Malik, Kenan
Article
2005
Pretending that Muslims have never had it so bad might bolster community leaders and gain votes for politicians, but it does the rest of us, whether Muslim or non-Muslim, no favours at all. The more t...
The Perils of Faith-Based Multiculturalism: The Case of Shari'a in Canada
Rahnema, Saeed
Article
2006
Conservative religious leaders have become more vocal and demanding, and governments are giving in to their demands without much regard for the serious consequences for democracy and citizens’ rights.
Radical Digressions 2
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1981
The St. Petersburg Declaration
Article
2007
We are secular Muslims, and secular persons of Muslim societies. We are believers, doubters, and unbelievers, brought together by a great struggle, not between the West and Islam, but between the free...

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Citizens for Public Justice
CPJ is a national organization promoting justice in Canadian public affairs, responding politically to God's call for love toward our neighbour and responsibility for our environment. We use research,...

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Bussy-Saint-Georges, the town with built-in religious harmony
Le Bars, Stephanie
2012
Planners hope construction of a multi-faith district will bring together the citizens of a new town near Paris.
IFJ Backs Indian Calls for "Peace and Tolerance" in Media Reports of Religious Dispute
Sources News Release
2010
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for journalists to play their part in keeping the peace in India where there are fears of community violence in a long-running religious ...
Making blasphemy an offence takes Europe back several centuries
Sources News Release
2010
Reporters Without Borders condemns #with the utmost firmness# a new defamation law in Ireland that establishes blasphemy as an offence punishable by a fine of up to 25,000 euros. The law took effect o...
23 IFEX members and other organisations raise concerns about proposed mechanisms to combat racial and religious intolerance
Sources News Release
2009
23 IFEX members and other organisations raise concerns about proposed mechanisms to combat racial and religious intolerance.