Almost six years ago I made the transition from a job in the judiciary to working at the law faculty of Leiden University. I soon became aware of a lack of visible diversity among the faculty staff, although the student population did seem to be reasonably diverse.
After a long legal battle marked by ups and downs, the Supreme Court of India recently legalized homosexuality. Monumental, because it had to overturn a colonial-era law, which had long served as a cudgel to perpetuate homophobic attitudes in India.
The second part of a blog on the possible tension between the right to data protection and the freedom of religion in the specific case of the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious community under the Data Protection Directive and the GDPR.
In Navalnyye v. Russia, the Court rejected a complaint under Article 18 in conjunction with Articles 6 and 7 ECHR as incompatible ratione materiae with the Convention. Yet, the dissenting judges have appealed to the Court to reconsider its interpretation.