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Author European Commission for Democracy through Law.

Title Blasphemy, insult and hatred : finding answers in a democratic society / Venice Commission
Published Strasbourg : Council of Europe Pub., [2010]


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Description 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Science and technique of democracy ; no. 47
Science and technique of democracy ; no. 47
Contents Report by the Venice Commission -- Council of Europe texts on respect for others' culture and beliefs -- Exerpts from reports presented at the international round-table conference on Art and Sacred Beliefs : from Collision to Co-existence -- Art and sacred beliefs : from collision to co-existence / Gianni Buquicchio -- Art and religious beliefs : the limits of liberalism / Nicos C. Alivzatos -- Ethics of responsibility for artists / Boualem Bessaih -- Art can legitimately offend / Dimitris Christopoulos and Dimitri Dimoulis -- Whose responsibility? The case of Iran / Karim Lahidji -- Intersection between freedom of expression and freedom of belief : the position of the United Nations / Ariranga G. Pillay -- Blasphemy in the Greek Orthodox legal tradition / Dimitris Sarafianos -- Blasphemy and justice in a Greek Orthodox context / Michael Tsapogas -- Conflicts between fundamental rights : contrasting views on Articles 9 and 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights / Françoise Tulkens -- Reshaping religion and religious criticism in ultramodernity / Jean-Paul Willaime -- Conclusions / Pieter van Dijk -- Appendices to the Report by the Venice Commission. I. Collection of European national laws on blasphemy, religious insult and incitement to religious hatred ; II. Analysis of domestic laws on blasphemy, religious insult and inciting religious hatred, on the basis of replies to a questionnaire
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Racism -- Europe.
Racism -- Europe -- Religious aspects.
Race discrimination -- Europe.
Race discrimination -- Europe -- Religious aspects.
Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Europe.
Religious minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Europe.
Freedom of speech -- Europe.
Freedom of religion -- Europe.
Hate crimes -- Europe.
LC no. 2010488630
ISBN 9789287166784