Problem

Religious discrimination in politics

Other Names:
Active religious prejudice in politics
Nature:

Discrimination in politics on the grounds of religion, including the official banning of certain religious sects and the denial of the right to vote to adherents of a religion other than that officially recognized by the state, hardens religious intolerance and conflict and may lead to war in extreme cases.

Incidence:

The denial of the right to vote on grounds of religion occurs mainly where there is an established state religion.

Reduced By:
Anti-clericalism
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
03.06.2019 – 20:20 CEST