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Strasbourg marks a sea- change in tolerance

The decision in Eweida and Others v. the United Kingdom was a significant advance, suggests Mark Hill 

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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