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Restrictions on Muslim Women's Dress in the 27 EU Member States and the United Kingdom

This policy brief and accompanying fact sheet map EU and UK laws and pending legislation restricting religious dress—specifically the headscarf and face veil worn by Muslim women.

March 2022
First page of PDF with filename: policy-brief-restrictions-on-muslim-women's-dress-03252022.pdf
Briefing Paper

Case Digests: International Standards on Ethnic Profiling: Standards and Decisions from the European System

A review of European legal standards, including jurisprudence and commentaries, which address ethnic profiling.

November 2013
First page of PDF with filename: case-digests-ethnic profiling-european-systems-110813_0.pdf
Briefing Paper

Headscarves and Discrimination before the Court of Justice of the European Union

The EU's top court will rule on whether an employer can refuse to allow a Muslim woman to wear a headscarf at her place of work.

March 2017
First page of PDF with filename: cjeu-headscarves-20170308.pdf
Briefing Paper

Employer’s Bar on Religious Clothing and European Union Discrimination Law

The Open Society Justice Initiative calls on the Court of Justice of the European Union to rule that equality law is violated when an employer on the grounds of “neutrality”—bans its staff from wearing any religious clothing.

July 2016
First page of PDF with filename: briefing-cjeu-headscarves-20160712.pdf
Briefing Paper

France’s Veil Ban before the European Court of Human Rights

On Tuesday, July 1, the European Court of Human Rights will rule on whether France’s 2010 ban on wearing full-face veils in public breaches the protections of the European Convention on Human Rights.

June 2014
First page of PDF with filename: briefing-sasfrance-06252014.pdf
Briefing Paper

Opinion on Clause 60 of UK Immigration Bill and Article 8 of UN Convention on Reducing Statelessness

This legal opinion concludes that a proposed move to remove previously allowed protections against statelessness would put the UK in breach of the 1961 Statelessness Convention.

March 11, 2014
First page of PDF with filename: briefing-clause60-03112014.pdf
Briefing Paper

Case Digests: International Standards on Ethnic Profiling: Decisions and Comments from the UN system

A review of key legal-standards, including jurisprudence and commentaries, from the UN human rights system on the legal prohibition of ethnic profiling.

November 2016
First page of PDF with filename: Digests-Ethnic Profiling-UN system revised-07.26.16_0.pdf
Briefing Paper

Case Digests: The European Debt Crisis and Human Rights

Read summaries of important decisions related to the European Debt Crisis, including statements from UN and Council of Europe officials, and decisions of national and regional courts.

August 2013
First page of PDF with filename: case-digests-debt-crisis-human-rights-20130802.pdf
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