"Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, alone or in community with others, and, in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance."
Article 18 of the Universial Declaration of Human Rights:
Wednesday, 9 September 2009
New Reports Track Democratic Declines in Former Communist States
Russia's descent into the ranks of the world's consolidated authoritarian regimes is explained in a new analysis from Freedom House. Full country reports are now available for all 29 countries covered in Nations in Transit, an annual study of democratic reform in the former communist states of Europe and Eurasia. Read more ...