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Showing posts with label European Court of Human Rights. Show all posts
Showing posts with label European Court of Human Rights. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Landmark Victory For British Airways Employee Over Right To Wear A Cross At Work

Airline check-in operator wins appeal at European court but three similar cases fail, as other rights trump faith

BA worker feels Christians are vindicated by cross ruling – video Link to video: BA worker feels Christians are vindicated by cross ruling

After seven years of legal appeals and accusations that Christians are being persecuted for their beliefs, the European court of human rights has ruled that a British Airways check-in operator should not have been prevented from wearing a cross at work.

Nadia Eweida, 60, was jubilant over her landmark victory, declaring it a "vindication" for Christians, after the court awarded her €2,000 (£1,600) in compensation for the "anxiety, frustration and distress" she endured.

While the finely tuned judicial compromise does not establish an absolute right for every employee to wear a crucifix, or religious symbol, visibly at work, it will help define the limits of religious freedom.

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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

European Court of Human Rights: Poland Must Recognize Homosexual “Rights”

Pielgrzymi, Jasna Góra, Częstochowa, Polska 2008
Pilgrims, Jasna Gora, Czestochowa, Poland 2008

The European Court of Human Rights has "overruled" the Polish Constitution and its judicial system in declaring that "a municipality in Poland committed a human rights violation when it denied a homosexual man's petition to inherit his partner's tenancy agreement after the partner died."

The lavender Marxists of the European Union are obliterating the rights and sovereignty of most European countries. They can do so because with Europe's rejection of its Christian foundations, Europeans have lost their raison d'etre, and not knowing who they are and what they are called to be, they see little reason to stand up to the bureaucrats of Brussels, or even the Muslim hordes who are in the process of subsuming them.
But in attempting to treat the Poles like the decayed western European countries, the EU is about to discover it has overreached. The Poles will never accept a culture of sodomy, abortion and all the flotsam that accompanies a dying civilization. Indeed, they are the antidote and the only hope of saving the rest.

Our first post back in July 2007, describes the day King Jan Sobieski stunned the Ottoman Empire when his severely outnumbered Polish hussars drove a hundred thousand Turks into the Danube. God rewards faithfulness, and the Poles are faithful, stubborn, and possess the quiet strength and assurance that comes from purity and righteousness. In the hellfire of the twentieth century, they were proved and hardened for this time like gold in a furnace. Churchill understood the quiet strength of Poland when he likened her to a rock, “which may for a time be submerged by a tidal wave, but which remains a rock. ..."

At one time morality plays were staged on the steps of Europe's great cathedrals. We are about to witness one of history's great morality plays on a far grander stage. And as in those medieval dramas, good will ultimately triumph over evil.