Ahmad v Inner London Education Authority
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Ahmad v Inner London Education Authority  ICR 490 CA (0 other reports)
In Ahmad v Inner London Education Authority  ICR 490 CA, the Court of Appeal held that the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion established by Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights does not entitle an employee to be absent from work for the purpose of religious worship in breach of contract.
Mr Ahmad, a primary school teacher and a devout Muslim, insisted on taking time off work every Friday afternoon to attend prayers at a nearby mosque.