The hCa has been working on compulsory religion classes for some time. We have published a report as part of this study, first part of which was completed in December 2015. The report titled Compulsory Religion Classes in Turkey: Where Citizens Encounter the State include articles such as the history of the compulsory religion classes in the education system since the proclamation of the Republic, compulsory religion classes in international law, the pedagogical aspect of religious education and the place of religion classes in education systems of various European countries. The report also includes notes of roundtable meetings where we discussed compulsory religion classes with academics, representatives of faith groups and civil society organizations.