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Religions and Human Rights

20th February 2018 @ 09:00

21st February 2018 @ 17:00

Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue (DICID)


Dr Edward Kessler will shortly be speaking at the 13th Doha Interfaith Conference 2018 held by the Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue (DICID) in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Qatar. The theme of the conference is "Religion and Human Rights". The conference will be held February 20-21, 2018.

Undoubtedly, religions fully protect all human rights and make that a well-established principle in their laws that has to be protected and emphasized. Moreover, religions order to address all manifestations of the violation of those rights which - unfortunately - have spread in our world today like the phenomenon of human trafficking, injustice, the suppression of freedoms, victims of war, displacement, exclusion and asylum, blockade, oppression of women and child labor, the decline of freedom of expression and other human rights issues. If such laws of religions are considered, it would be concluded that all international laws and covenants provisions that are stated to preserve human rights are only an affirmation of a religious principle and a divine order that preceded those laws. This is what the followers of religions should know, and what religious scholars should explain to people. For that purpose, the Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue has decided that this year's annual Doha Interfaith Dialogue Conference will be devoted to discuss this significant issue, which will be held under the title "Religions and Human Rights."

The conference will be held on February 20th-21st in Doha, Qatar.

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