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February 2019
News > Ethics > Society

Ealing censorship zone to be reviewed by Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has granted permission to appeal a High Court decision that upheld a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) around an abortion facility in the London Borough of Ealing. The Ealing PSPO, which took effect in April last year, imposed a censorship zone that criminalised a wide range of conduct, including prayer,…

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February 2019
News > International

Germany: Court upholds removal of children from home-school family

The German state acted within Convention law in removing children from a home-schooling family, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled. The Wunderlich family are considering a potential appeal to the Grand Chamber of the court. In August 2013, more than 30 police officers and social workers stormed the home of the Wunderlich…

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December 2018
News > International

International – Rising intolerance among India’s youth

There is increasing intolerance in India amongst Hindu youths towards other religious minorities, one Indian Christian leader has told a meeting in the House of Lords. Speaking at a reception organised by religious freedom group ADF International, Dr Michael Williams blamed India’s ‘fundamentalist’ government. He said it was comparable to Islamic radicalisation or fascism…

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November 2018
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International – Pro-life doctor wins case in Norwegian Supreme Court

A pro-life doctor, who was dismissed from her job because she refused to implant a contraceptive device which may cause an abortion, has won her case at the Norwegian Supreme Court. The Court found that Dr Katarzyna Jachimowicz acted within her rights when refusing to follow through with a medical procedure to which she…

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August 2018
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International: Canada – Canadian law school denied accreditation

A British Columbia university has had its appeal for accreditation of its proposed law school denied by the Supreme Court of Canada. Following several legal battles, the law school was refused accreditation because of a row over the school’s religious requirements. According to advocacy group ADF International, Trinity Western University’s proposed law school asks…

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September 2017
News > Persecution

Persecution: India cracks down on Christian camps

Indian Christians have been arrested on trumped-up charges after holding church camps. The High Court of Madhya Pradesh, a stronghold of the Hindutva ideology, decided to hear the case of 10 Christian pastors and co-workers. They were arrested on charges of kidnapping, cruelty and forceful conversion. On 23 May, at Ratlam train station in…

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