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Analysis of the Republic of Tajikistan's Draft Law 'About Freedom of Conscience and Religious Unions'

65 Pages Posted: 23 Mar 2008 Last revised: 9 Jun 2015

Robert C. Blitt

University of Tennessee College of Law

W. Cole Durham

Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

Date Written: May 2008

Abstract

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

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

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W. Cole Durham

Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School ( email )

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Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
United States

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