Recognition of religion or belief in Chad
According to the SRR, conditions for RoRB in the Republic of Chad are classified restrictive.
Intrusive informational requirements include listing details of the members of the applicant organisation.
Wearing of religious clothing, primarily the burqa, is restricted.
The retributions of fines and imprisonment for unregistration are serious violations of religious freedom.
The rule of mandatory registration contravenes the Bielefeldt provision.
The two-step registration process may be established as a precaution could be easily misused.
Horizontal recognition is in effect.
The Office of the Director of Religious and Traditional Affairs is an established procedure for ensuring religious freedoms are upheld; although there are ongoing structural issues with the politicisation of this office, this remains a receptive attribute of the overall Chadian system.
Dissolve existent restrictions in registration process.
Making the Office of the Director of Religious and Traditional Affairs independent from government would make the Chadian system more dynamic.
Revoke mandatory registration rule in order to move to receptivity.
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