Recognition of religion or belief in Djibouti
According to the SRR, conditions for RoRB in the Republic of Djibouti are classified censorious.
Islam is the state religion.
There exists no procedures for existential recognition of any belief system other than Islam; legal registration are offered to all other religious organisations although this does not equate to the type of recognition bestowed to Islamic organisations.
The structure of the registration process on one-year contracts is highly restrictive and a restriction fairly unique to Djibouti as is the
Although there are provisions in place for registered non-Muslim groups to operate, this does not include public practice and profession which are protected under freedom of religion or belief.
Discrimination against non-Islamic religious groups.
The rule of mandatory registration contravenes the Bielefeldt provision.
Non-registered groups are supposedly able to worship private without government intervention; this should be monitored.
Allow for proselytism for all faiths to take place and for public practice of all religions.
De-politicise religious activity.
Revoke the country’s reservation to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights regarding proselytism in public spaces.
Revoke the mandatory registration rule.
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