Freedom of Expression and Belief

Freedom of belief is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or community, in public or private, to manifest religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship, and observance; the concept is generally recognized also to include the freedom to change religion or not to follow any religion (Art. 18, Universal Declaration of Human Rights).

Retrieved from,, 12.12.2014

Data host: 

Freedom House

Unit of Measurement: 


Description to get data: 

Column D contains the relevant data

Type of Indicator source: 

  • Non-governmental organisation