- John Kildea signed Religious Freedom 2015-01-29 17:04:34 +0000John Kildea This is a worthy idea. We also need to remember that there have been instances in the UK when Christians have not had opportunity to continue in or to apply for employment or to express their faith because of the interpretation of certain laws. Freedom of religious expression may mean freedom not to support certain other points of view without fear of legal or other consequences.
We are calling for the appointment of an Ambassador for International Freedom of Religion or Belief.140 signatures
Almost 75% of the world’s population live in countries with high levels of government restrictions on freedom of religion or belief. In many of these countries people are killed or tortured because of their faith.
Freedom of religion is a human right, as outlined in Article 18 of the UNCHR. That’s the freedom to choose religion, change religion or hold no religion.
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