Court Hears UK Cases on Manifesting Religion in the Workplace

4 September 2012.  WEBCAST of the HEARING. The Court held a Chamber hearing in the cases of Chaplin v. the United Kingdom, Eweida v. the United KingdomLadele v. the United Kingdom and McFarlane v. the United Kingdom. The applicants, four practising Christians, complained that domestic law failed to adequately protect their right to manifest their religion.

See discussion of the cases in the press, below:

Britons take workplace religion fight to Europe rights court ( – Reuters, Paris)

European Court of Human Rights ruling “could change UK law on religious discrimination” (PersonnelToday)

Religious faith cannot be allowed to make us unequal before the law (The Telegraph)

Christians ‘must choose between job or their faith’: Government lawyers claim at European court (Mail Online)

Christians claim workplace discrimination in landmark case (International Herald Tribune)

British Christians must find a louder voice (The Telegraph)

Fired for being Christian? Religious employees have their day in court (International Business Times)

Christian fightback: Equality watchdogs take on Cameron and back the right to wear cross at work (Mail Online)