Category Europe

‘A Flag For All Republicans’: The Legislative History and Parliamentary Debates on the French Law on Religious Signs at School

Author: Herman T. Salton Abstract In March 2004, the French Parliament passed Statute 228 and prohibited ‘the wearing of clothes or symbols through which pupils conspicuously manifest a religious affiliation’. Although much has been written about this piece of legislation,… Continue Reading →

Solitary Confinement: The View from Europe

Author: Sharon Shalev Abstract This article examines the extent and nature of the use of solitary confinement in Europe. It offers insight into how different jurisdictions manage those they classify as requiring longer term segregation from the wider prison population,… Continue Reading →

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