International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Religious Freedom as a Human Right: An International Overview Focusing on Brazil
Cláudio Antônio Klaus Júnior, Joel Cezar Bonin, Levi Hülse, Adelcio Machado dos Santos, Joel Haroldo Baade

The present work aims to present the concept of religious freedom as a human right along with its history and law around the world pointing towards practices in Brazil. It presents an analysis of the Brazilian constitution and how it relates to international treaties. Presents cases of intolerance and conflict resolution in the country.Brazil can become a major global force for religious freedom. The country's governmental tendencies are to be in favor of religious freedom and committed to protecting the free exercise of religion, both in private and in public. But, as clearly shown in the data, Brazil certainly has a history of religious changes in peaceful navigation that is worth noting.

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