International Day of Remembrance for Victims of Violence Due to Religion or Belief
International Day of Remembrance for Victims of Violence Due to Religion or Belief is held on August 22. International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief - established since May 28, 2019 - UN A/RES/73/296. This event in the third decade of the month August is annual. Help us
The General Assembly, in its resolution A/RES/73/296, designated 22 August as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief recognizing the importance of providing victims of acts of violence based on religion or belief and members of their families with appropriate support and assistance in accordance with applicable law.
It strongly deplored all acts of violence against persons on the basis of their religion or belief, as well as any such acts directed against their homes, businesses, properties, schools, cultural centres or places of worship, as well as all attacks on and in religious places, sites and shrines that are in violation of international law.
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