As the tensions involving religion and society increase, the
European Court of Human Rights and the Freedom of Religion or Belief is the first systematic analysis of the first twenty-five years of the European Court's religion jurisprudence. The Court is one of the most significant institutions confronting the interactions among states, religious groups, minorities, and dissenters. In the 25 years since its first religion case,
Kokkinakis v. Greece, the Court has inserted itself squarely into the international human rights debate regarding the freedom of religion or belief. The authors demonstrate the positive contributions and the significant flaws of the Court's jurisprudence involving religion, society, and secularism.
expectations and demands stemming from their beliefs or their community, the other dictated by courts, such as the EuropeanCourtofHumanRights (ECtHR), and by domestic law.
Women are told both to veil and not to veil, and their access to the public sphere is monitored, if not restricted. As a result
through the law and religion jurisprudence of the us Supreme Court and the EuropeanCourtofHumanRights, which together offer a window into the shaping of the post-Christian West. This article proceeds by investigating three different areas of law: religion-state relations, individual religious freedom
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Nahshon Perez and Elisheva Rosman-Stollman
What If? An Experiment to Include a Religious Narrative in the Approach of the EuropeanCourtofHumanRights
Anicée Van Engeland
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traditional values slogan in its anti-Western and anti-globalist rhetoric, reinforcing its support from the conservatively minded masses.
In turn, this predictably leads to discrepancies and conflicts with supranational institutions, in particular with the EuropeanCourtofHumanRights (ECtHR).
considerations, the present research also has a legal aspect and necessarily considers law enforcement practices. In this regard, our orientation has been informed by the work of Javier Martínez-Torrón on the ways in which the EuropeanCourtofHumanRights in Strasbourg has defined the boundaries of what is
, see Jeroen Temperman, Religious Hatred and International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2016), Ch. 6 (“Comparative International Perspectives: cerd and the EuropeanCourtofHumanRights on the Right to be Free from Incitement”). 37 Human Rights Committee, General Comment 34: Art. 19: Freedoms
foreword is perhaps the most recent manifestation of this issue, but the well-known EuropeanCourtofHumanRights case concerning the display of the crucifix in public schools in Italy (Case of Lautsi and others v. Italy (Application no. 30814/06), 18 March 2011) and the Eweida case concerning an
fact. The saga was not over yet, and the most important jurisdictional milestones were yet to come. Having exhausted domestic judicial remedies,
in 2006 Mrs. Lautsi decided to apply to the EuropeanCourtofHumanRights. The applicant alleged a violation of the right to education guaranteed by