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The Marrakesh declaration: a Muslim call for protection of religious minorities or freedom of religion?

Petersen, Marie Juul and Arhb Moftah, Osama (2017) The Marrakesh declaration: a Muslim call for protection of religious minorities or freedom of religion? Religion and the Public Sphere (26 May 2017). Blog.

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Abstract

In January last year more than 300 Sunni and Shia leaders from all over the world gathered in Marrakesh to formulate a Muslim call for protection of religious minorities. It is the first time in modern history that Muslim leaders have formulated such a clear rejection of religiously legitimated persecution and discrimination within the framework of international human rights. As important and unique as this call for protection of religious minorities’ rights is, Marie Juul Petersen and Osama Arhb Moftah argue that the declaration also has its weaknesses, pointing to four areas of concern.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/religionpublicsphere/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Sets: Collections > Religion and the Public Sphere
Date Deposited: 26 May 2017 13:52
Last Modified: 26 May 2017 13:59
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/79141

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