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    Abrams, Elliott Ethics and Public Policy Center Religious Freedom: An American Perspective
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    Ally, Muhammed Mashuq University of Wales Islamic Quest Against Discrimination
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    International Academy for Freedom of Religion and Belief

    Contemporary Trends in Religious Freedom
    Models of Religious Freedom
    Religious Freedom in Developed Countries
    International Agreements and the Protection of Religious Freedom
    Brann, Mark Unification Movement of Europe Unificationists
    Bratschi, Matt Freedom for Religions in Germany
    Briard, Francois-Henri France Religious Freedom and the European Court of Human Rights
    Bruenner, Christian;
    University of Graz, Austria
    Religious Freedom in Europe
    European Perspective on Religious Freedom
    Canady, Charles US House of Representatives Religious Freedom and Democracy
    Casino, Bruce




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    Constitutional Guarantees and Practical Realities
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    Welcoming Remarks
    International Concerns Regarding Religious Freedom
    Welcoming remarks
    Closing Remarks
    Opening Remarks
    Coleman, Lee Psychiatrist Deprogramming
    Dacus, Brad; Pacific Justice Institute Religious Freedom in North America and the Pacific
    Davis, Viola Julia Parliament of Barbados Latin America--Rights and Religious Freedom
    Del Nero, Marco Polo Welcoming Remarks
    Dharlo, Rinchen Religious Freedom in Tibet
    Dasa, Anuttama International Society for Krishna Consciousness
    Eymael, José Marìa Greetings
    Feder, Don. Boston Globe Religious Education as a Human Right
    Ferrari, Silvio University of Milan Southern Europe
    Flannagan, Timothy Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
    Frickel, Josef University of Graz, Austria Catholicism and Religious Freedom–A Paradox?
    Frost, Winston Trinity Law School Tolerating Religious Untruth
    Gallagher, Jonathon
    International Religious Liberty Association
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    Religion and the State in the New Millennium
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    Gersten, Chris Institute for Religious Values Cooperative Efforts for Religious Freedom
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    Gutman, Jeremiah Attorney Psychology, Religion, and the Law
    Hadden, Jeffrey Unversity of Virginia Religious Freedom Resources on the Internet
    Hexham, Irving University of Calgary The Role of the Anti-Cult Movement
    Horowitz, Michael Hudson Institute Religious Freedom and International Law
    Hostetter, Jacques Free University of Brussels, Belgium New Religious Movements: A Factor of Division or Unity?
    Irie, Michimasa.
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    Jensen, Tim
    Odense University, Denmark
    Forces Of Oppression in Europe and the CIS
    Religious Education and the Secular State
    Joo, Dong Moon

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    The Washington Times Foundation

    Religious Freedom and the New Millenium
    Religious Freedom, Unity and World Peace
    Religious Freedom, Unity, and World Peace
    Religious Freedom and World Peace
    Juviler, Peter
    Barnard College
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    Kagan, Victor Independent Psychiatric Association Religious Freedom as a Fundamental Right: Psychological View
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    Freedom House

    Religious Freedom And Democracy
    Religious Freedom and Democracy as Fundamental Rights
    The Changing Landscape of Religion and Freedom
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    Kobayashi, Hiroaki Nihon University Separation of Religion and Politics in the Japanese Constitution
    Krylova, Galina The Unconstitutionality of Russia's New Law on Religions and Its Applications
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    The Ingitato for Sociology
    Slovak Academy of Sciences
    Persecution of Churches and Believers under the Communist Regime in Slovakia
    Lau, Cheryl Harvard University Spirituality and Government Policy
    Lesorda, Jesus Religious Freedom Concerns: Unification Church
    Lewis, James University of Wisconsin New Religions in Japan
    Lictche, Jose The Rutherford Institute, Bolivia Current and Future Issues
    Littell, Franklin;

    Temple University

    Religious Freedom: History & Crisis
    Closing Remarks
    Religious Freedom and the Foundation of Democracy
    Littell, Marcia Sachs Temple University, USA Jews
    Malony, Henry Newton Fuller Theological Seminary The Psychology of Religious Conversion
    Martin, J. Paul
    Center For the Study of Human Rights
    Religious Freedom and Civic Education
    The Evolving Role of the State in Interfaith Relations
    Melton, J. Gordon Institute for Study of American Religion The Cult Threat: Real or Imagined?
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    Mis'kov, Vikenty Ukrainian Orthodox Church Religious Freedom and World Unity
    Moffitt, Larry Tiempos Del Mundo Media Sensationalism and Its Effects
    Moreno, Pedro
    Developing Countries
    Latin America from a Protestant Perspective
    Muller, Robert UN University for Peace Latin America, Religious Freedom and the New Millennium
    Mullins, Mark R. Meiji Gakuin University The Social and Legal Status of Religious Minorities in Japan
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    International Federation of Human Rights, Italian League Religious Freedom and European Institutions
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    Negrao, Lisias Nogueira University of Sao Paulo Directions for Religion in the New Millenium
    Ochi, Michio House of Representatives Welcoming Remarks
    Paige, Joseph P.; Shaw Divinity School Welcoming Remarks
    Pentikainen, Julia and Marja The University of Helsinki, Finland Scandinavia and the Baltic Countries

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    Former US Senator Religious Freedom and Inter-American Relations
    Rambo, Lewis
    San Francisco Theological Seminary
    The Psychology of Religious Conversion
    The Moral Challenge of Religious Diversity
    Reynolds, Albert Former Prime Minister of Ireland The Peace Process in Northern Ireland and Lessons for Religious Freedom
    Rifkin, Ira Religion News Service Media as a Religious Freedom Resource
    Roumeguere, Jacqueline. National Centre for Scientific Research, France Religious Freedom and the Search for Meaning, Value and Identity.
    Roth, Toby U.S. Foreign Policy: The Moral Focus
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    Shaku, Shorin Chief Priest, Houonakaku Temple Intolerance of Japanese Major Religions Toward New Religions
    Shea, Nina Freedom House Middle East
    Sigmon, Mark
    Christian Mission Network
    Religious Freedom in Africa
    Mainline Protestants
    Sigmund, Paul E. Princeton University Latin America from a Catholic Perspective
    Stango, Antonio Italian Helsinki Committee for Human Rights The History of Religious Freedom in Europe
    Starovoytova, Galena
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    Stuart, William University of Maryland Difficulties in Defending Religious Minorities
    Sugihara, Seishiro Musashino Women's University Separation of State and Religion and Japanese Education
    Swidler, Leonard
    Journal of Ecumenical Studies
    Religious Freedom: An Ecumenical Perspective
    Prospects for Co-operation to Defend Religious Freedom
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    Global Dialogue Institute
    The Importance of Dialogue for Religious Freedom
    Takase, Hiroi Japanese Perspective on Religious Freedom
    Taylor, Sue Church of Scientology International Scientology
    Torfs, Rik Louvain University, Belgium Discrimination in Employment, Immigration and Data Protection
    Vermeulen, Ben

    Catholic University of Nijmegen

    The Historical Development of Religious Freedom
    International Agreements on Religious Freedom and their Implementation in Europe
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    Kyoto University
    Anti-Religious Tendencies in the Spritual Climate of Japan
    Weightman, Martin

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    Witham, Larry The Washington Times Manipulating the Media against Small Religions
    Young, Michael
    Columbia University
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