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European Court of Human Rights upholds French ban on full-face veil

European Court of Human Rights upholds French ban on full-face veil

Posted: Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:54

The European Court of Human Rights has upheld a French law banning the wearing of the full-face veil in public, ruling that the law does not breach the European Convention on Human Rights.

European court says “human rights of Mormon Church” have not been violated by tax demand

European court says “human rights of Mormon Church” have not been violated by tax demand

Posted: Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:59

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the Mormon Church is not entitled to full local property tax exemption on a temple it owns in Chorley, Lancashire.

NSS welcomes European Court decision to refuse appeal to Christian activists

NSS welcomes European Court decision to refuse appeal to Christian activists

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2013 13:58

The National Secular Society has welcomed a decision by the European Court of Human Rights not to refer the cases of three British Christians to the Grand Chamber.

NSS welcomes European Court of Human Rights ruling on 'religious discrimination'  cases

NSS welcomes European Court of Human Rights ruling on 'religious discrimination' cases

Posted: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 10:16

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected three of the four landmark cases of alleged religious discrimination in the workplace. The ruling has been welcomed by the National Secular Society.

Judgements due on landmark religious discrimination cases at European Court

Judgements due on landmark religious discrimination cases at European Court

Posted: Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:24

The European Court of Human Rights will announce its judgement on four landmark cases of alleged religious discrimination in the workplace on Tuesday 15 January.

Judgements due on landmark religious discrimination cases at European Court

Judgements due on landmark religious discrimination cases at European Court

Posted: Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:30

The European Court of Human Rights will announce its judgement on four landmark cases of alleged religious discrimination in the workplace on Tuesday 15 January.

UK Government accused of not upholding freedom of belief

UK Government accused of not upholding freedom of belief

Posted: Fri, 07 Sep 2012 10:28

The European Court of Human Rights hearing on 4 September 2012 has heard accusations from applicants that the UK Government is not upholding freedom of belief.

NSS intervene in landmark cases at European Court of Human Rights

NSS intervene in landmark cases at European Court of Human Rights

Posted: Sun, 02 Sep 2012 21:41

Four controversial British religious discrimination cases are due to be heard at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on Tuesday 4 September 2012. The outcome will have a huge impact on how future equality cases involving religion are determined.