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Arieh Hollis Waldman v. Canada

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Arieh Hollis Waldman v. Canada

 

 (Communication No. 694/1996), CCPR/C/67/D/694/1996

Subject:

Article 26 – Discrimination on the ground of religion; right to freedom of religion; respect for the liberty of parents and guardians to ensure religious and moral education of their children in conformity with their own convictions; right of persons belonging to minorities to profess their own religion:

Difference in public funding between Roman Catholic schools and other faith-based schools

Conclusion:

Violation of Article 26: The Human Rights Committee found that if a State party chooses to provide public funding to religious schools, it should make this funding available without discrimination.

(Paragraph 11)

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