65 Pages Posted: 23 Mar 2008 Last revised: 9 Jun 2015
Date Written: May 2008
This article, prepared at the request of the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL), provides an article-by-article detailed legal analysis of key shortcomings in Tajikistan's draft law About Freedom of Conscience and Religious Unions.
Based on their analysis, the authors provide recommendations for amendments directed at ensuring that the final draft law complies with Tajikistan's international and domestic human rights obligations.
Keywords: freedom of religion, freedom of conscience, religious freedom, human rights, Tajikistan, religious organizations
JEL Classification: K33, N40, K19, K20, K4, L3, K23
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Blitt, Robert C. and Durham, W. Cole, Analysis of the Republic of Tajikistan's Draft Law 'About Freedom of Conscience and Religious Unions' (May 2008). University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 26. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1112193 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1112193