Critical Review on the Relationship Between Religion and Human Rights: In Perspective of Either in Protection or Violation of Human Rights

Tilahun Seyoum Kebede


This paper basically emphasized on critical review on the relationship between religion and human rights either in protection or violation of human rights. This is about the place of religion in human rights provision and the place of human rights provision in religion. The basic elements of the reviews are the place of religion in human rights: can religious value promoting human rights? The negative facets of religion to human rights: is religion an impediment to human rights promotion? Freedom of religion and religious choice, equality and non-discrimination gender distinctions, capital punishment framework, the place of human rights in the promotion religion the negative aspects of human rights in religion: is the human rights threat to religion? And religions and the international human rights instruments. To address this issues the utilized method was document analysis and related literatures on the issue in hand.

Keywords: Religion, Human Rights

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