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 four
conjoined applications on freedom of religion was always going to
provoke 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 personal
experiences of atrocities perpetrated in the name of religion. This
put in perspective the overblown rhetoric of some of the litigants
and their ...
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