Trump and human rights, a very “special” relationship

On Tuesday it was announced that the United States will consider withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The reason stated was that the council was strongly criticizing Israel, a key US ally while remaining silent on Venezuela and Iran. In an article published by the Washington Post, the US ambassador to the UN … Continue reading Trump and human rights, a very “special” relationship

A Commentary on the recent judgement of the European Court of Justice on the ban of the Muslim headscarf

About two weeks ago the European Court of Justice decided, that a company was allowed to ban its employees from wearing religious symbols, such as the Muslim headscarf. The ruling was made after Asma Bougnaoui had claimed that the dismissal from her workplace, that occurred as a direct consequence of her wearing a headscarf was … Continue reading A Commentary on the recent judgement of the European Court of Justice on the ban of the Muslim headscarf