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Declaration on the Human Rights of Individuals who are not Nationals of the Country in Which They Live

The Declaration on the Human Rights of Individuals who are not Nationals of the Country in Which They Live was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution A/RES/40/144 on 13 December 1985. 

Article 5

1. Aliens shall enjoy, in accordance with domestic law and subject to the relevant international obligations of the State in which they are present, in particular the following rights: 
    (e) The right to freedom of thought, opinion, conscience and religion; the right to manifest their religion or beliefs, subject only to such limitations as are prescribed by law and are necessary to protect public safety, order, health or morals or the fundamental rights and freedoms of others; 
Article 7
An alien lawfully in the territory of a State may be expelled therefrom only in pursuance of a decision reached in accordance with law and shall, except where compelling reasons of national security otherwise require, be allowed to submit the reasons why he or she should not be expelled and to have the case reviewed by, and be represented for the purpose before, the competent authority or a person or persons specially designated by the competent authority. Individual or collective expulsion of such aliens on grounds of race, colour, religion, culture, descent or national or ethnic origin is prohibited. 
The full text of the Declaration can be found at the united Nations Internet Site 
 


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