Discussion on Constitutional and Civil Liberties Violations in Kashmir – 11 October 2019, Oxford Law Faculty

by | Oct 7, 2019

The South Asian Law Discussion Group, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford is hosting an event titled, ‘Constitutional and Civil Liberties Violations in Kashmir’ on Friday, 11 October 2019, at 4 pm in the Cube at the Law Faculty.

Gautam Bhatia and Mirza Saaib Beg will be speaking on the Indian government’s recent alterations to the constitutional status of the state of Jammu & Kashmir, and the issues surrounding it.

Beg will give a brief overview of the legal and political background to Kashmir. He will touch upon the civilian uprisings, political flashpoints, the colonial nature of Indian narrative on Kashmir and the structure of relationship between a Kashmiri and an Indian.

Bhatia will discuss issues of federalism arising out of constitutional alterations to a federal unit while that unit’s own elected government had been temporarily dissolved; of the freedom of speech and expression, flowing form the government’s enforced communications lock-down upon the state; and
issues of personal liberty, arising out of the detention of political leaders and other prominent Kashmiri figures.

More information on the talk and the speakers is available here.

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