Strasbourg marks a sea- change in tolerance
Posted: 25 Jan 2013 @ 00:14
The decision in Eweida and Others v. the United
Kingdom was a significant advance, suggests Mark
THE judgment by the European Court of Human Rights in the fourconjoined applications on freedom of religion was always going toprovoke intense academic discussion and hot-headed polemic -whatever the Court's reasoning.
I was addressing a conference in Ghana on the day in question,at which many of my fellow speakers shared their personalexperiences of atrocities perpetrated in the name of religion. Thisput in perspective the overblown rhetoric of some of the litigantsand their ...
If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log inlog in
to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here