Intolerance against Christians
        

This section contains an overview on discrimination and intolerance against Christians in the OSCE region. More specifically, it provides access to OSCE commitments and documents pertaining to discrimination and intolerance against Christians, as well as standards and documents by other international organizations and academic institutions. It also includes access to related instruments of international law.

Latest documents and publications
List of appointments by the German Chairmanship
OSCE Chairman-in-Office (CiO)
Published: Vienna : OSCE, 19 February 2016

Doc.no. CIO.GAL/1/16/Rev.1


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Subject: anti-Semitism - Islamophobia - racism - discrimination - tolerance - freedom of religion or belief - Christianophobia - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
Country coverage: OSCE region

Consolidated summary of the 2015 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting
OSCE ODIHR
Published: Warsaw : ODIHR, 29 October 2015

Meeting: OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (19th : Warsaw, 21 September - 2 October 2015)


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Material type: consolidated summary
Subject: human rights - tolerance - anti-discrimination - freedom of religion or belief - minority rights - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
Country coverage: OSCE region

List of appointments by the Serbian Chairmanship
OSCE Chairman-in-Office (CiO)
Published: Vienna : OSCE, 9 April 2015

Doc.no. GAL/1/15/Rev.1


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Subject: anti-Semitism - Islamophobia - racism - discrimination - tolerance - freedom of religion or belief - Christianophobia - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
Country coverage: OSCE region


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Key documents
Hate crime reporting website
ODIHR
17 June 2014
Ministerial Council decision no. 3/13 : freedom of thought, conscience, religion or belief
OSCE
6 December 2013
Hate crimes in the OSCE region : incidents and responses - annual report for 2012
ODIHR
15 November 2013
Hate crimes in the OSCE region : incidents and responses - annual report for 2011
ODIHR
16 November 2012
Hate crimes in the OSCE region : incidents and responses - annual report for 2010
ODIHR
16 November 2011
Summary report of the OSCE High-Level meeting on preventing and responding to hate incidents and crimes against Christians
ODIHR
18 October 2011
Report of OSCE-ODIHR roundtable "Intolerance and discrimination against Christians : Focusing on exclusion, marginalization and denial of rights"
OSCE
4 March 2009
Toledo guiding principles on teaching about religions and beliefs in public schools
ODIHR
27 November 2007
Developed in co-operation with education experts, aimed at legislators and schools, these guidelines offer guidance on preparing curricula for teaching about religions and beliefs, preferred procedures and standards for assuring fairness in the development of curricula and their implementation.