Status of religious freedom by country
The status of religious freedom around the world varies from country to country.
The current government of Afghanistan has only been in place since 2002, following a U.S.-led invasion which displa...
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Freedom of religion in Afghanistan
Freedom of religion in Afghanistan has changed in recent years because the current government of Afghanistan has only been in place since 2002, following a U.S.-led invasion which displaced the former...
Freedom of religion in Canada
Freedom of religion in Canada is a constitutionally protected right, allowing believers the freedom to assemble and worship without limitation or interference.
The "Fundamental Freedoms" section o...
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Freedom of religion in the People's Republic of China
Freedom of religion in China is provided for by the country's constitution, with an important caveat. Namely, the government protects what it calls "normal religious activity," defined in practice as ...
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Religion in Denmark
Of all the religions in Denmark, the most prominent is Christianity in the form of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark, the state religion. However, pockets of virtually all faiths can be found...
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Religion in Egypt
Religion in Egypt controls many aspects of social life and is endorsed by law. The 2006 census counting method included religion, so the number of adherents of the different religions are usually rou...
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Religion in Estonia
Estonia, although nominally a Protestant country, is one of the least religious countries in world, with only 14% of the population declaring religion an important part of their daily life. Among the ...
Freedom of religion in France
Freedom of religion in France is guaranteed by the constitutional rights set forth in the 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen.Since 1905 the French government has followed the pri...
Freedom of religion in Georgia
Freedom of religion in Georgia is provided for by the country's constitution, laws, and policies. In practice, the Georgian government generally respects religious freedom; however, the Georgian Orth...
Freedom of religion in India
Freedom of religion in India is a fundamental right guaranteed by the country's constitution. Which is based on article 25 of Indian Constitution.Modern India came into existence in 1947 as a secular ...
Religion in Indonesia
Indonesia is constitutionally a secular state and the first principle of Indonesia's philosophical foundation, Pancasila, is "belief in the one and only God". A number of different religions are pract...
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Islam in Indonesia
Indonesia is constitutionally a secular state (but the government have 6 formal religions), with Islam being the dominant religion in the country. Indonesia also has a larger Muslim population than an...
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Christianity in Indonesia
Christianity in Indonesia is the country's second-largest religion, after Islam. About 7% of the population of Indonesia are Protestants, 3% are Catholics, with around 86% Muslims.
Christianity, a...
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Buddhism in Indonesia
Buddhism in Indonesia has a long history, with a considerable range of relics dated from its earlier years in Indonesia. Buddhism is recognized as one of six official religions in Indonesia, along wit...
Buddhism in Indonesia - Wikipedia
Confucianism in Indonesia
Established in 1955, the Supreme Council for Confucian Religion in Indonesia (Indonesian: Majelis Tinggi Agama Khonghucu Indonesia, MATAKIN), is a religious organization to promote the development...
Confucianism in Indonesia - Wikipedia
Freedom of religion in Iran
Freedom of religion in Iran is marked by Iranian culture, major religion and politics. Iran is an Islamic republic —the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran mandates that the official religion...
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Religion in Israel
Religion in Israel is a central feature of the country and plays a major role in shaping Israeli culture and lifestyle, and religion has played a central role in Israel's history. Israel is also the o...
Religion in Israel - Wikipedia
Freedom of religion in Japan
The Constitution provides for freedom of religion in Japan, and the government generally respects this right in practice.
The government does not require religious groups to report their membershi...
Freedom of religion in North Korea
In North Korea, the Constitution provides for "freedom of religious belief"; the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is an atheist state. The US and South Korean governments are the main sources of ...
Freedom of religion in Malaysia
Freedom of religion is enshrined in the Malaysian Constitution. First, Article 11 provides that every person has the right to profess and to practice his or her religion and (subject to applicable law...
Freedom of religion in Pakistan
Freedom of religion in Pakistan is guaranteed by the Constitution of Pakistan for individuals of various religions and religious sects. However this freedom is declared subject to "reasonable conditio...
Blasphemy law in Pakistan
The Pakistan Penal Code prohibits blasphemy against any recognized religion, providing penalties ranging from a fine to death. From 1987 to 2014 over 1300 people have been accused of blasphemy, mostly...
Freedom of religion in the Philippines
Freedom of religion in the Philippines is guaranteed by the Constitution of the Philippines.
The 1987 Constitution of the Philippines declares: The separation of Church and State shall be inviolab...
Religion in Poland
The population of Poland is 87.5% Roman Catholic, according to 2011 Survey in which 91.2% of citizens responded to question about religion. The numerical dominance results from the Nazi German Holoca...
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Religion in Portugal
Portugal has no official religion. The most predominant religion in Portugal is Roman Catholicism. According to the 2011 Census, 81% of the population of Portugal is Catholic, though only about 19% at...
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Freedom of religion in Saudi Arabia
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is an Islamic theocratic monarchy in which Sunni Islam is the official state religion. Although no law requires citizens or passport holders to be Muslim, almost all citiz...
Religion in Sweden
Lutheran Christianity is officially the largest religion in Sweden, with 66% of the Swedish citizens being the members of the Church of Sweden. Other Christian Churches include the Catholic Church and...
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Freedom of religion in Turkey
Turkey is a secular country per Article 24 of the Constitution of Turkey. Secularism in Turkey originates from Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's Six Arrows of republicanism, populism, laïcité, reformism, nation...
Religion in Turkey
Islam is the largest religion of Turkey with 99.8% of the population being registered as Muslim, while other sources give a little lower estimate of 96.4%. Most Muslims in Turkey are Sunnis forming ab...
Religion in Turkey - Wikipedia
Secularism in Turkey
Secularism in Turkey defines the relationship between religion and state in the country of Turkey. Secularism (or laicity) was first introduced with the 1928 amendment of the Constitution of 1924, whi...
Secularism in Turkey - Wikipedia