Religious Minorities and Freedom of Religion or Belief in South and Southeast Asia
Author: Sudipta Roy
June 28, 2021
Tensions and challenges among and within religious majority and minority groups in South and Southeast Asia are a focus for both human rights and peacebuilding. This brief highlights significant fault lines that result in discrimination against and marginalize specific groups over others, linked to their religious identities. The brief explores specific country cases and outlines recommendations that could be helpful for policymakers, human rights advocates, and peacebuilders in setting priorities and initiating meaningful actions at the regional and national levels.