Article 8: Right to Freedom of Conscience
Freedom of conscience, the profession and free practice of religion shall be guaranteed. No one may, subject to law and order, be submitted to measures restricting the exercise of these freedoms.
Most cited cases in the context of Article 8
25/89-47/90-56/91-100/93 Free Legal Assistance Group, Lawyers' Committee for Human Rights, Union Interafricaine des Droits de l'Homme, Les Témoins de Jehovah / DRCCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo | Articles: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16, 17, 56, 58
Outcome: Decided on merits, Article 58(1) referral - (serious and massive) | Citations: 23
Contextual citations: 1 out of 20
48/90-50/91-52/91-89/93 Amnesty International, Comité Loosli Bachelard, Lawyers' Committee for Human Rights, Association of Members of the Episcopal Conference of East Africa / SudanCountry: Sudan | Articles: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 16, 26, 27, 56
Outcome: Decided on merits | Citations: 19
Contextual citations: 1 out of 13
Perform a full-text search withinACHPRcases.
The list below shows mechanisms which decisions references ACHPR instrument.
The list below shows how Article8 is being used in cases. The number on the right shows the total number of cases.
Keywords for Article 8. The number of cases is displayed on the right.