The Wearing of Religious Symbols in Public Areas


Committee of Experts for the Devolopment of Human Rigts-Council of Europe

Report on Human rights in a multicultural society The wearing of religious symbols in public areas:

Most member states have no specific law or regulations restricting the wearing of clothing or symbols which may express religious views. Many states draw attention to the constitutional value of the freedom to manifest one’s religion but at the same time to the fact that it is not an absolute right.

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