In a climate where the regulation of religion is increasingly used as an instrument in political power struggles, the growing politicisation of FoRB as a fundamental human right can have both negative and positive effects.
Where does the recent, increased attention on freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) from states, NGOs and parliamentarians come from? How does it relate to domestic political issues? Which aspects of FoRB are affected, and what are the consequences for the relationship between FoRB and other fundamental human rights?
Gjesteforelesning med Amina Wadud: “The engaged Scholar: Potential, Pitfalls, and Provocation. Intellectual, Ideological and Political Challenges when combining Activism and Academia”
The Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief has the pleasure of inviting you to an open lecture with Asma Jahangir, a leading Pakistani lawyer and human rights activist.
The second international seminar in the Oslo Coalition’s project on new directions in Orthodox Christian thought and practice, “The Orthodox and the Other”, was held at Lysebu, Oslo, on December 13–15, 2013.
What are the main social, cultural and legal challenges facing Muslim women in the Muslim world and Europe today?
This is the main question of a two day conference held by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights in cooperation with the Institute for Cultural and Oriental Studies and the Faculty of Theology/Plurel, both University of Oslo.
The Oslo Coalition’s second workshop on freedom of religion and expression in the Islamic tradition was held in Istanbul, September 6–8, 2013.
The Oslo Coalition launched the book /Gender and Equality in Muslim Family Law/ with a panel discussion and reception at SOAS in London on April 27, 2013, in cooperation with the Centre of Middle Eastern and Islamic Law (CIMEL).
The Oslo Coalition held a panel discussion on apostasy and blasphemy laws in Muslim countries at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights on January 14, 2013.
The first in a series of international workshops addressing the freedoms of religion and expression from within the Islamic tradition was held at Lysebu, Oslo, on January 11–13, 2013.
The Oslo Coalition held an international seminar on “Canonical Territory as a Modern Challenge” on December 14–16, 2012 at Lysebu, Oslo. The event marked the launch of a new project addressing problems of inter-religious relations and human rights from within Orthodox Christian thought and practice.