The wearing of the “veil” and other religious symbols

2 December 2015

Readings:
  • Leyla Sahin v. Turkey, European Court of Human Rights, (Application no. 44774/98), Judgment, 10 November 2005 (link contains extract of judgment – Read Judge Tulken’s dissent)
  • Ranjit Singh v. France, Human Rights Committee, Communication No. 1876/2000, Sept. 2011 (read paras. 1.1-3.8, 5.1-5.6 and 8.1-11)
  • Dahlab v. Switzerland, European Court of Human Rights, (Application no. 42393/98) (briefly review the facts and read from the section entitled “The Law”, paras. 1 and 2)
  • Lautsi v. Italy, European Court of Human Rights, Grand Chamber, (Application no. 30814/06) (read facts at paras. 10-11; read paras. 30-32 and paras. 59-81)
  • Gérard Bouchard and Charles Taylor, Building the Future: A Time for Reconciliation, (skim for an overview of the situation in Quebec)
  • Karnel Singh Bhinder v. Canada, Communication Nos. 208/1986, U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/37/D/208/1986 (1989).
  • S.A.S. v. France, European Court of Human Rights, 1rst July 2014 (case summary)
Further readings: