On this page we describe in three ways how your right to religion may be infringed. Everyone in South Africa has the rights to choose any religion they want to believe in. Your religion is what you believe and who or what you worship. Religions usually have moral codes, rituals and ways of behaving towards others. Religion is based on faith and a belief.

Three ways how your right to religion may be infringed

  • When you are denied to choose the religion of your preference.
  • When you are forced to get involved in performing activities and rituals of the religion you don’t like.
  • When you are denied employment because of your religion.

Your rights to the religion of your choice are protected under the Bill of Rights. Based on the Bill of Rights, you are allowed to have your own opinion and views and to follow any religion you chose.

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