Several nongovernmental organizations such as the Movement Against Racism, Anti-Semitism, and Xenophobia (MRAX
), the Ligue des Droits de l'Homme and the Liga voor Mensenrechten are also active in promoting religious freedom.
(Movement to combat racism, anti-Semitism and xenophobia) claimed the circular was incompatible with EU law, and the Belgian Council of State sent the case to the ECJ to get some guidance.
In two cases concerning specifically the United Kingdom and MRAX
(the Movement against Racism, Anti-semitism and Xenophobia) v Belgium, the Court will be required to determine how far EU rules and rights affect the application of national law.Applicability of EU law.In the first case (C-60/00) Mary Carpenter, a Philippine national, overstayed here six month leave of residence in the United Kingdom and subsequently married a British national.