European Court of Human Rights ‘fails to protect religious freedom’

By upholding a French ban on wearing full-face veils, a common Muslim practice, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has failed to protect the religious freedom of Islamic women who choose the veil as an expression of their faith, according to the Forum for Religious Freedom-Europe (FOREF), an independent non-governmental monitoring group.

EU Reporter, 5 July 2014