Analysis of the Republic of Tajikistan's Draft Law 'About Freedom of Conscience and Religious Unions'
Robert C. Blitt
University of Tennessee College of Law
W. Cole Durham
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 26
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 65
Keywords: freedom of religion, freedom of conscience, religious freedom, human rights, Tajikistan, religious organizations
JEL Classification: K33, N40, K19, K20, K4, L3, K23
Date posted: March 23, 2008 ; Last revised: June 9, 2015