European Court judgement in the case of Eweida, Ladele, and others

An important judgment was delivered yesterday (15 January 2013) by the European Court of Human Rights on a case touching upon freedom of religion, religious discrimination and the balance between competing Convention rights, notably those of freedom of religion and the prohibition of discrimination.

/Equinet discussed some of these issues and indeed cases in its 2011 report [A question of faith: religion and belief in Europe, within the Equinet Working Group on Equality Law in Practice.

You can read the Court’s full decision here or read a short summary of it by accessing the Court’s official blog./]

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