n International Journal for Religious Freedom - Registration of religious organizations - problems in decisions of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation and ECtHR
|Article Title||Registration of religious organizations - problems in decisions of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation and ECtHR|
|© Publisher:||International Institute for Religious Freedom|
|Journal||International Journal for Religious Freedom|
|Affiliations||1 Tomsk State University, Russia|
|Publication Date||Jan 2013|
|Pages||25 - 35|
|Keyword(s)||Confessional policy, Religious association, Secularism, State registration and Traditional church|
This article reflects on some modern legal forms of activities of religious associations and problems of their registration. It focuses on the questions of legal backgrounds for the exercise of freedom of conscience in Russia, international standards of the activities of religious organizations, collective forms of freedom of conscience and religion in the court's decisions. Finally, it discusses the need to amend the existing Russian legislation that does not comply with the principle of secularism enshrined in the 1993 Constitution.
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