Volume 2, July, 2022

 

FREEDOM OF RELIGION IN THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS PRACTICE

Vanya Lambeva
Pages: 18-24


ABSTRACT: Religious freedom has a two – dimensional nature – an interior dimension – forum internum, and an exterior dimension – forum externum. According to The European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, the limitations to manifesting the external dimension of religious belief are as follows – Freedom to manifest one’s religion or beliefs shall be subject only to such limitations as are prescribed by law and are necessary in a democratic society in the interests of public safety, for the protection of public order, health or morals, or for the protection of the rights and freedoms of others.

 

Keywords: Tfreedom of religion, the European Court of Human Rights, prisoners.

 

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