Promoting and Protecting Religious Diversity in the Middle East

Tadros, M.
IDS Rapid Response Briefing 5
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In the aftermath of regime ruptures in the Arab world and with the political ascendancy of Islamist groups, there has been a mass exodus of citizens belonging to religious minorities from the region.

The question of how to promote and protect diversity in the region is a pressing one. Particularly at a time when Syria – a country with a high level of religious and ethnic heterogeneity – is on the brink of political reconfiguration.

Inclusive policies will be essential to ensure the prospects of advancing holistic human development and real exercise of citizenship.

Promoting and Protecting Religious Diversity in the Middle East
Published Date
12-Dec-13
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