After a long legal battle marked by ups and downs, the Supreme Court of India recently legalized homosexuality. Monumental, because it had to overturn a colonial-era law, which had long served as a cudgel to perpetuate homophobic attitudes in India.
The second part of a blog on the possible tension between the right to data protection and the freedom of religion in the specific case of the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious community under the Data Protection Directive and the GDPR.
In Navalnyye v. Russia, the Court rejected a complaint under Article 18 in conjunction with Articles 6 and 7 ECHR as incompatible ratione materiae with the Convention. Yet, the dissenting judges have appealed to the Court to reconsider its interpretation.
Accusations of NGOs aiding migrant smugglers in the Mediterranean have increased as the refugee crisis continues. The latest EUNAVFOR SHADE MED forum provided an opportunity for involved actors to meet face-to-face.
Employers may order their employees not to wear religious apparel when interacting with customers, the European Court of Justice just ruled. Does the freedom to conduct a business outweigh the right not to be discriminated against on grounds of religion?