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Opinion of Advocate General on Obesity as a Form of Disability (July 31, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On July 17, 2014, Niilo Jääskinen, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of ...

Topic: Discrimination; Labor
Jurisdiction: Court of Justice of the European Union

Recent Court Decisions on Islamic Veil Bans (July 11, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

The European Court of Human Rights has recently ruled that the French ban on veiling one's ...

Topic: Discrimination; Freedom of information; Human rights
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights; France

People with HIV/AIDS Protected Against Discrimination (June 09, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

On June 2, 2014, Brazil promulgated Law No. 12,984 (Lei No. 12.984, de 2 de ...

Topic: Discrimination; HIV/AIDS
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Social Housing Provider Found Guilty of Racial Profiling (June 02, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

The criminal court of Nanterre, a suburb of Paris, recently found a major provider of social ...

Topic: Discrimination; Judiciary; Minority rights; Social welfare
Jurisdiction: France

Controversy over Anti-Discrimination Bill (May 07, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Irakli Gharibashvili, Georgia's Prime Minister, recently spoke in support of a proposed law against discrimination now ...

Topic: Discrimination; Minority rights
Jurisdiction: Georgia

2010 Law Banning Full Islamic Veil Challenged in Court (January 06, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

In October 2010, France enacted a law banning the concealment of one's face in public (

Topic: Discrimination; Freedom of religion
Jurisdiction: France

Draft Legislation on Civil Partnerships for Same-Sex Couples (November 05, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on September 19, 2013, that the Thai government plans to introduce landmark legislation ...

Topic: Discrimination; Families; Human rights
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Legal Barriers to Economic Equality for Women Still Exist (October 17, 2013) by Constance Johnson

A report issued by the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on September 24, ...

Topic: Discrimination; Families
Jurisdiction: World Bank

Supreme Court Gives Out-of-Wedlock Children Equal Inheritance Rights (September 24, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

Japan's Supreme Court ruled on September 4, 2013, that a Civil Code provision granting half inheritance ...

Topic: Children; Families; Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Japan

Kedah State Considering Anti-Shia Law (August 27, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On August 25, 2013, during a speech at the opening of Malaysia's Kedah State Assembly, the ...

Topic: Discrimination; Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Western Hemisphere Countries Sign Conventions Against Discrimination (July 08, 2013) by Gustavo Guerra

On June 6, 2013, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, ...

Topic: Discrimination; International affairs
Jurisdiction: Organization of American States

Discrimination Against Transgendered Persons Banned (April 03, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On March 20, 2013, the Canadian House of Commons approved the Act to Amend the Canadian ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Canada

Various Forms of Discrimination Are Banned by Law (November 23, 2012) by Peter Roudik

On May 25, 2012, the Parliament of Moldova passed the Law on Enforcement of Equality. The ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Moldova

Rights Commissioner Urges Repeal of Homophobic Laws (May 18, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Navanethem Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, honored International Day Against Homophobia on ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Court of Appeal Finds Non-Payment of Family Caregivers to Be Discriminatory (May 15, 2012) by Kelly Buchanan

On May 14, 2012, New Zealand's Court of Appeal ruled that a Ministry of Health policy ...

Topic: Discrimination; Home and outpatient care
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Austerity Measures in Europe Deemed to Increase Racism and Xenophobia (May 08, 2012) by Theresa Papademetriou

On May 3, 2012, the European Commission on Racism and Xenophobia (ECRI) of the Council of ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Council of Europe

Court Sides with Turkey in Case Involving Anti-Roma Comments (April 19, 2012) by Theresa Papademetriou

On March 15, 2012, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) issued ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights

Right to IVF Treatment Not Dependent on Sexual Orientation (November 25, 2011) by Edith Palmer

On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vårdcentral [public health provider] ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Sweden

Refusal of Entry into Store Not Discrimination (November 25, 2011) by Edith Palmer

In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Sweden

Supreme Council for Armed Forces Approves Anti-Discrimination Law (November 01, 2011) by George Sadek

On October 15, 2011, the head of the Egyptian Supreme Council for the Armed Forces (SCAF) ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Egypt

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Last updated: July 31, 2014