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The Special Rapporteur is to examine the progress made by the country in the implementation of recommendations made during the visit of the former UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Asma Jahangir in 2005.
Berton and Kavazovic pointed out the long-standing and friendly cooperation between the IC institutions in BiH and the OSCE, and a strategic partnership in a series of projects and activities, promoting freedom of religion and belief, and supporting inter-religious dialogue.
For Haki Africa, we call on the international community to recognise the importance of freedom of religion and belief by setting a day in the calendar to mark international day of religion and belief.
At the very core of the site is the belief in freedom of religion.
Ismail had wanted to know the government's response to Human Rights Commission's (Suhakam) criticism on the recent arrest of 50 individuals including children from the Shiah minority group in Kelantan which they claimed had denied the group of their basic constitutional right to freedom of religion.
HE the Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri, meeting with Ahmed Shahid, special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief at the United Nations, in London.
Dr Marri revealed this during his meeting with UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders Michel Forst and Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway Ambassador Aud Marit Wiig on the sidelines of the 13th National Human Rights Institutions Conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, on Friday.
In a statement issued today at the group's inaugural meeting in Islamabad, HRCP has reiterated that 'freedom of religion and belief remains integral to the Commission's work.
In a statement issued from HRCP's office on Tuesday at the group's inaugural meeting here, the commission has reiterated that 'freedom of religion and belief remains integral to its work.
They cover historic roots, religious institutions and religious law, international human rights bodies and freedom of religion, the protection of religion in international law, religious beliefs and freedom of expression, and religion and other individual rights.

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