Slovakia adopts law to effectively block Islam from becoming an official state religion. The Parliament in Bratislava has approved a bill that effectively will prevent Islam from being registered as a recognized religion. The small central European country’s population is 5.4 million, 62 percent of which is declared Roman Catholic.
IB Times President-elect Donald Trump may have raised eyebrows when he called for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S., but he isn’t alone when it comes to politicians targeting Islam in an effort to limit religious freedoms. The parliament of predominantly anti-migrant Slovakia passed a law on Wednesday making it difficult for Islam to qualify as a recognized religion in the former Communist state, Reuters reported.
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