Citizens may not wear a colander on their head in their passport or identification card photo, the Council of State, the highest Administrative Jurisdiction Division in the Netherlands, has ruled.
Liberties member the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR) opposes the Ministry of National Education’s proposal of a regulation that would make it possible for teachers of religious education to be appointed form teachers in regular schools.
In the case Mockutė v. Lithuania, the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg found that Lithuania violated two articles of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR): the right to privacy and the right to...
The NJCM is against a burqa ban and has advised the Dutch Senate, which is currently processing the bill, to vote against it. The bill promotes the stigmatization and discrimination of certain societal groups in...
A case before the Belgian Court of Cassation about a Muslim receptionist who was not allowed to wear a headscarf at work has been brought to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg. The court has to...
The planned amendment of the law does not ensure remedies to human rights violations identified by the Hungarian Constitutional Court and the European Court of Human Rights.
Religion must be considered a right for all the prisoners, not only the Catholic ones, and representatives of all religions must be allowed to easily enter prisons.
A hospital employee's termination for insisting on wearing her headscarf at work was not a violation of her rights under the Convention on Human Rights.
The Ministry of Justice has published its modifications to the controversial Church Act.
Dr. Eugenia Relaño, an expert in human rights and religious freedom, analyzes existing legal precedent regarding the prohibition of the full veil.