Part III Civil and Political Rights, 17 Freedom of Thought, Conscience, and Religion—Article 18
From: The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Cases, Materials, and Commentary (3rd Edition)
Sarah Joseph, Melissa Castan
- Freedom of thought, conscience, and religion — Religion — Race — Right to have access to public service — Right to health — Right to education — Conscientious objection
1. Everyone shall have the right to freedom of thought conscience and religion. This right shall include freedom to have or to adopt a religion or belief of one’s choice, and freedom, either individually or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in worship, observance, practice and teaching. 2. No one shall be subject to coercion which would impair his freedom to have or adopt a religion or belief of his choice. 3. Freedom to manifest one’s religion or beliefs may be subject only to such limitations as are prescribed...