Three phases of persecution
An exercise that combines groupwork and plenary discussion to help participants define violations of FORB in their context.
About the exercise
- Group exercise
- Time required : 1 h 15 minutes
- Target audience : A more theoretical version of ‘A freedom of religion or belief map of our town’, this exercise is well suited to more formal settings, for example with decisionmakers, officials or national faith leaders. (Either exercise can work well with civil society organisations and human rights defenders.)
- To enable participants to deepen their knowledge and understanding of freedom of religion or belief (FORB) violations in their context.
- To help participants develop analysis skills in order to recognise patterns of human rights violations, using Candelin’s ‘Three phases of persecution’ model (Disinformation – Discrimination – Violence).
An exercise that combines groupwork and plenary discussion to help participants define violations of FORB in their context and analyse them according to Candelin’s three-phase model of persecution. Requires a basic understanding of FORB among participants.