are in the MOST Phase I website (1994-2003).
The MOST Phase II website is available at: www.unesco.org/shs/most.
Article 12 [General Equality, No Discrimination]
(1) All persons shall be equal before the law. No one may be discriminated against on the basis of nationality, race, color, sex, language, origin, creed, political or other persuasions, financial or social status, or other reasons.Article 40 [Freedom of Religion]
(1) Everyone shall have freedom of conscience, religion and thought.Article 42 [Privacy of Religion and Belief]
No state or local government authority or their officials may collect or store information on the persuasions of any Estonian citizen against his or her free will.Article 124 [Duty to Service]
(2) Those who refuse service in the Defense Forces for religious or ethical reasons shall be obligated to participate in alternative service, in accordance with the procedures prescribed by law.Note: Further information on the constitutional background of Estonia is provided by the International Constitutional Law Project at the University of Wuerzburg.
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