Rights of Muslim Sector


Rights of the Muslim SectorS

 

1.  Freedom to express their religious beliefs

2.  Freedom to wear the proper Islamic attire in schools and workplaces

3.  Right to Organization

4.  Freedom to Express their faith

5.  Right to be given equal opportunities for employment

6.  Respect for their mosques and other places of worship and practices

7.  Right to their ancestral domains

8.  Right to be represented in various organizations

9.  Right to have equal opportunity for employment

10.  Right to protection of their honor

11.  Right to preserve the sanctity and security of their private lives

12.  Freedom of conscience and conviction

 

EXISTING MEASURES PROTECTING AND PROMOTING RIGHTS OF THE MUSLIM SECTOR

 

  1. provision of safeguards in the Constitution in relation to Muslim communities
  2. creation of the Office on Muslim Affairs
  3. creation of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
  4. establishment of Al-Amanah Islamic Bank of the Philippines
  5. national recognition and observance of Muslim Holidays-establishment of the Mindanao State University aimed primarily at integrating the Muslim community into society’s mainstream

 


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