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?
IS is trying to destroy the Yazidi population in Syria and Iraq, targeting women and girls through sexual slavery and other crimes. The international community should intervene to ensure them a better future and bring their perpetrators to justice.
The individual dimension of religious freedom constitutes a foundation for the institutional dimension of the same right. Institutional religious autonomy is, in turn, foundational for the notion of limited government and as such for liberal democracy.