Human Rights Law

  1. Human Rights Law
  2. International Law
  3. Right to Leave
Destination states do not wait for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants to arrive at their borders. Rather, visa requirements are in place to proactively prevent certain non-nationals leaving the state they are in and their arrival at their borders. Visas represent a long-standing mechanism to control the movement of persons. Already in the 1920s, the […]
  1. Criminal Law
  2. Human Rights Law
Women subjected to abuse have been promised that the criminal legal system will help them if they report those who abuse them to law enforcement and cooperate with prosecution.  But those same systems turn punitive quickly when women act to protect themselves from their abusers.  A number of high profile cases in the United States […]
  1. Case Comments
  2. Constitutional Law
  3. Human Rights Law
A Case Commentary on Charu Wali Khanna & Another V. Union of India & Another. A recent petition filed before the Supreme Court of India demands the abrogation of Article 35-A of the Constitution of India and Note III of a 1927 notification defining “permanent residents” in the State of Jammu & Kashmir, (hereinafter J&K). […]
  1. Constitutional Law
  2. Human Rights Law
  3. Migration Law
  4. Prison System
The use of indefinite immigration detention in the UK remains extremely controversial, what with it being the only country in the EU to use it. While the European Court of Human Rights (henceforth ECtHR) in Strasbourg had the opportunity to deem this draconian practice as being incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) […]
  1. Human Rights Law
  2. Rights of the Disabled
Let us begin with the description of a real-life example of discrimination which recently happened to one visually impaired student. He is Bishwajit Boshak, a meritorious student of Bandorban Shualek High School. According to Prothom Alo, Bishwajit has recently this year passed the SSC examination obtaining GPA 4.28. Completing the online college admission procedure, he […]
  1. Constitutional Law
  2. Human Rights Law
“[The object of my government is] non-injury, restraint, impartiality, and mild behaviour […] to all creatures” [Emperor Ashoka, 3rd Century BC, Ashokan Studies, pp. 34-35, edict XIII.] In this note I seek to navigate, no doubt ambitiously, the relationship between Bangladesh’s unstable constitutionalism and the trajectory of recognition, protection, and discourse of human rights in […]
  1. Human Rights Law
  2. Right to Information
The right to information, meaning the people’s right to know or accessibility to information derives its origin from Sweden. Historically, Sweden was the first country in the world to adopt a “Freedom of Information Act” in 1776. However, the democratic changeover in the Central and Eastern Europe following the fall of the Berlin wall in […]

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