Legal Code of Religious Minority Rights : Sources in International and European Law book cover
1st Edition

Legal Code of Religious Minority Rights
Sources in International and European Law

ISBN 9780367858445
Published August 13, 2021 by Routledge
296 Pages

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Book Description

This volume presents a systematic collection of the various international legal sources that define the rights of religious minorities.

In a time of increasing tensions around religious minorities, this volume presents a systematic collection of international and European documents on the protection and promotion of religious minorities’ rights. The code includes documents from the United Nations, the Council of Europe, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and the European Union. An index system connects the various sources and norms, and emphasizes the strengths and the weaknesses in the legal frameworks of international and European institutions. While allowing for further research on the historical and conceptual development in the area, the code provides the reader with a new, easily accessible tool facilitating experts and actors who wish to improve the knowledge and protection of religious minorities.


This book will be an invaluable resource for students, academics and researchers interested in law and religion, international law, public law and human rights law, the code is also a powerful tool for minorities themselves, and for advocates of their rights.

Table of Contents

Chapter I United Nations

Chapter II Council Of Europe

Chapter III Organization For Security And Co-Operation In Europe (OSCE)

Chapter IV European Union

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Daniele Ferrari is a lecturer in Law at the University of Siena, Italy.