In December 2012, the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief published a report focusing on the need to respect and protect freedom of religion or belief of persons belonging to religious minorities.
Guidance from the Equality and Human Rights Commission was published in February 2013 to help employers in light of ECtHR judgments regarding religion and belief.
On 15 January 2013, the European Court of Human Rights ruling on the case of Eweida and Others v. United Kingdom was published.
’The Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) Bill. A briefing from the British Academy Policy Centre’ was published in advance of the Bill’s second reading on Friday 19 October 2012
In September 2012, the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life published ‘Rising Tide of Restrictions on Religion’.
In Summer 2012, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published a research report on ‘Religion or belief, equality and human rights in England and Wales’.
Published in 2012, ‘Muslims in London’ is the tenth report in the Muslims in EU Cities series produced by the Open Society Foundations At Home in Europe Project.
The European Commission has written to the BHA to say it will investigate whether UK legislation around state funded ‘faith’ schools breaches European employment laws in relation to religion or belief discrimination.
In April 2012, the British Humanist Association published a ‘Freedom of Information report on organisation of “faith” schools in the maintained sector’.
In April 2012, Amnesty International published a report called ‘Choice and Prejudice. Discrimination Against Muslims in Europe’.