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How Taiwanese Conservative Christianity Turned Public during the Same-Sex Marriage Controversy and a Secularist Backlash

Court of Human Rights had ruled that the refusal to recognize same-sex marriages does not violate the European Convention on Human Rights. Reading the international news as translated and edited by the these pro-family activists may easily allow supporters to believe that they are truly on the side of

Paul Billingham

apparently secular job as imbued with religious significance? Consider the case of Obst v. Germany , decided by the European Court of Human Rights in 2010. 8 Michael Obst was the Mormon Church’s European Director for public affairs. He was dismissed for having an extra-marital affair, a serious sin within

Daniel M. Bell

amoral, imperialist hubris but had precedent in rulings of the European Court of Human Rights. In this book, Gross offers informative discussions of nine contentious issues that mark an era of asymmetrical conflict. In addition to the issues of torture and assassination, he takes up combatant equality

Christopher McCrudden

) UK Parliament, ‘Equality Act 2010’, (8 April 2010), <http://www.legislation> [accessed 2 May 2011]. 4) Lautsi v. Italy (2010) 50 EHRR 42. At the time of writing, an appeal in this case to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR

Sebastian Kim

approval of the ban on minarets by the double majority of 57.5% of the voters and 19.5 cantons out of 23. The controversy is set to continue as the Islamic community is taking the case to the Federal Supreme Court and on to the European Court of Human Rights if necessary. The above case is of considerable

Andrew Bradstock

-emergence of public religion is that ‘liberal democracy mandates “secularism” ’. 14 Chaplin notes that this view was actually articulated in 2003 by the European Court of Human Rights when, in a landmark judgement, it upheld a decision by the government of Turkey to dissolve an Islamic political party. Yet

Jonathan Chaplin

accommodation is not yet well-recognised in British jurisprudence, it is well-established in, for example, Canada and to some extent in the usa and the eu , though not yet in the European Court of Human Rights. See Matthew Gibson, ‘The God “Dilution”? Religion, Discrimination and the Case for Reasonable