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Rwanda - Constitution

Adopted on: 30 May 1991

Article 16 [Citizen Equality]

All citizens shall be equal in the eyes of the law, without any discrimination, especially in respect to race, color, origin, ethnic background, clan, sex, opinion, religion, or social status.
Article 18 [Religion, Expression]
Freedom of religion and the public exercise thereof, liberty of conscience, as well as liberty of expressing one's opinion about any subject, shall be guaranteed, except for the punishment of infractions committed during the exercise thereof.
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