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Liberty, Amnesty, Big Brother Watch, Privacy International & Others Challenge UK Government on mass surveillance at European Court of Human Rights

Last week, I was in Strasbourg for a hearing at the European Court of Human Rights for Liberty & others’ challenge to the UK Government’s bulk interception regime as exposed in the Snowden documents. 120 more words

The impact of the European Institutions on the Rule of Law Central and Eastern Europe

The Graduate School of Government and European Studies, together with the European School of Law, convenes today and tomorrow, 10-11 November 2017, the conference on »The impact of the European Institutions on the Rule of Law and Human Rights Protection in Central and Eastern Europe« in Brdo pri Kranju, Slovenia. 22 more words

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Bashing Bill 62

In an op-ed in The Globe and Mail that has generated some discussion, at least in Québec, Jean Leclair remonstrates with “English Canadian politicians and journalists” for their criticism of Québec’s recently enacted… 1,117 more words

Constitutional Law

Deus in Machina: How Bureaucrats Determine Religious Freedom

How does the law shape the category of (free) religion, and by which mechanisms does this shaping occur? Building on conversations started at the Centre for Religion, Conflict and Globalisation… 1,746 more words

Religion

ECtHR: heterosexual couple not allowed to contract sodo-"marriage"

The ECtHR has today delivered its decision in the case of Ratzenböck and Seydl v. Austria, concerning a man-woman couple who wanted to conclude a “registered partnership”, because it considered the less committing terms of such a partnership more appealing than those of a normal marriage. 205 more words

Marriage

Roy Green: European Court of Human Rights has twice decided on face covering law

Quebec’s Bill 62 appears in compliance with not one, but two rulings by the European Court of Human Rights.

Bill 62 mandates that to receive or provide public service in Quebec a person may not engage in such activity while wearing a face covering. 434 more words

Blogs

New issue of Dignitas - Slovene Journal of Human Rights

New issue of Dignitas – Slovene Journal of Human Rights (no. 73-74, 2017) has been published. Here is its table of contents :

Uvodnik 

Dimitrij Rupel, Od Nove revije do Nove univerze, kaj pa Nova Evropa? 72 more words

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