Tony Blair Institute for Global Change


Nazila Ghanea

University of Oxford, Associate Professor


Nazila Ghanea is an Associate Professor of International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford and is a member of the OSCE Panel of Experts on freedom of religion or belief. She serves on the Editorial Board of the Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, on the Board of Governors of the Universal Rights Group and is an Associate Director of Oxford Human Rights Hub. She has authored, co-authored and edited a number of academic and United Nations publications including: Religion or BeliefDiscrimination and Equality: Britain in Global Contexts; Does God Believe in Human RightsPreaching and Practising: Freedom of religion or belief in the Commonwealth; Are Religious Minorities Really Minorities?; and Human Rights, the UN and the Bahá'ís in Iran. She is co-author along with Heiner Bielefeldt and Michael Wiener of the Oxford University Press publication on Freedom of Religion or Belief.

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