As the Church celebrated Pentecost Sunday, gunmen entered St. Francis Xavier Church in Owo, Nigeria and opened fire on worshippers.
The concept of religious freedom is naturally contextualised for the lives of the living – religious minorities who wish to practice their faith freely. However, in this post, contributor Qamar Rafiq address the question of religious freedom as it pertains to the departed. Specifically, Rafiq explores limitations on cremations for minorities in Pakistan and the implications this has for religious freedom within the country.
The certification scheme to allow fully vaccinated people in to nightclubs and big sporting events will intrude upon the rights to family and private life, culture, as well as freedom of thought, conscience and religion, Judith Robertson, chairwoman of the Scottish Human Rights Commission, told MSPs.