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Employers are entitled to ban the Islamic headscarf in the workplace

Case C-157/15 and Case C – 188/15

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that employers are entitled to ban religious symbols in the workplace, including the Islamic headscarf.

Discrimination, Employment Law

CJEU rules that Member States are not obliged to grant refugees humanitarian visas

Judgment in Case C-638/16 PPU X and X v État beige

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that refugees do not have to be granted humanitarian visas to the EU, even in circumstances where there is a risk of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment.

Immigration & Asylum

Article 8 is engaged in considering eviction based on breach of navigation licence

Jones v Canal & River Trust [2017] EWCA Civ 135

The Court of Appeal found that Article 8 was a relevant consideration for a local authority wishing to evict a resident on a boat, due to a licensing breach.

ECHR Art. 8

High Court rules that serious harm test applies to tweets