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Eweida: The Shift Away From ‘Resignation as a Guarantee of Religious Freedom’ Limited by the Proport

Introduction [endif]--[endif]--![endif]--![endif]--![endif]--[endif]--[endif]--[endif]-- The Eweida and Others v United Kingdom [2013] judgement brought positive change to negating restrictions on freedom of religion under Article 9 to an assessment of proportionality. In Ms Eweida’s and Ms Chaplin’s cases, the women’s respective employers had refused to allow them to continue in their role unless they removed crosses that they considered to be religiously required. This in itself is a significant change in approach and is an important victory for the recognition of religious manifestation under Article 9. The first point made was that, while there must be a ‘sufficiently close and direct ne

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