UK Court Safeguards Fundamental Right to Protest: Liberty v Secretary of State for the Home Department

UK Court Safeguards Fundamental Right to Protest: Liberty v Secretary of State for the Home Department

The UK Divisional Court has found that the Home Secretary acted unlawfully when introducing Regulations which ...
When I Use a Word, It Means Just What I Want It to Mean: Two Examples of the Separation of Powers Under Threat

When I Use a Word, It Means Just What I Want It to Mean: Two Examples of the Separation of Powers Under Threat

The Post Office (Horizon System) Offences Act 2024 quashes hundreds of convictions including those of a factually ...
For the Inaugural UN International Day of Play: A Framework for Implementing the Right to Play

For the Inaugural UN International Day of Play: A Framework for Implementing the Right to Play

The 11th June marks the first International Day of Play. This is an important moment for recognising that all ...
University Campuses and the Right to Protest Under the ECHR

University Campuses and the Right to Protest Under the ECHR

The recent spread of student protest relating to Israel’s war in Gaza calls for a refresher on the scope of the ...
Gendered Dimensions: A Critical Look at the Online Safety Act of Sri Lanka

Gendered Dimensions: A Critical Look at the Online Safety Act of Sri Lanka

Amidst public protests, Sri Lanka passed the Online Safety Act (‘OSA’) on 24 January 2024. The passing of the Act ...
Grindr goes to Court (Part II): Individuals’ HIV Status and the Right to Private Life

Grindr goes to Court (Part II): Individuals’ HIV Status and the Right to Private Life

Part I of this blog examined the protection of an individual’s HIV status under the UK’s data protection regime in ...
Grindr goes to Court (Part I): UK Data Protection Law and the Disclosure of Individuals’ HIV Status

Grindr goes to Court (Part I): UK Data Protection Law and the Disclosure of Individuals’ HIV Status

A case brought in April 2024 before the High Court of England and Wales alleges that Grindr shared sensitive ...
Constitutionalising Climate Action: India’s Supreme Court Decision on the Protection against Climate Change

Constitutionalising Climate Action: India’s Supreme Court Decision on the Protection against Climate Change

Should climate change safeguards be enshrined as a human right? India’s Supreme Court seems to have resounded a ...
Amnesty in Spain: Union through Reconciliation

Amnesty in Spain: Union through Reconciliation

On 30 May 2024, despite its rejection by the upper chamber, the lower chamber of the Spanish Parliament passed the ...
The Legal Protections of Displaced Rohingya in Malaysia

The Legal Protections of Displaced Rohingya in Malaysia

The alleged genocide of the Muslim minority Rohingya in Buddhist majority Myanmar has precipitated the largest ...
Wrongly Denied – The Constitutional Right to Same-Sex Marriage in Hong Kong

Wrongly Denied – The Constitutional Right to Same-Sex Marriage in Hong Kong

In recent years, Hong Kong has experienced an unprecedented bloom of local jurisprudence that upheld spousal ...