Due to the recent rise of violence against religious communities, the United Nations' General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming 22 August as International Day commemorating the victims of acts of violence based on religion or belief. The resolution is coming in a period of rising intolerance and hate crimes.

According to Poland's Minister for foreign Affairs who introduced the draft, also on behalf of Brazil, Canada, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Nigeria, Pakistan and the US, the International...

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