Asserting Equal Importance for Both Fundamental Rights & Duties – Addressing India’s Recent Politico-legal Trend

Asserting Equal Importance for Both Fundamental Rights & Duties – Addressing India’s Recent Politico-legal Trend

India has been witnessing a trend toward giving equal importance to Fundamental Rights of individuals (“FR”) and ...
A Landmark Victory for Freedom of Religion in Kenya: The Court of Appeal’s Judgment in Phillip Okoth and LSK v BOM, St Anne’s Primary Ahero

A Landmark Victory for Freedom of Religion in Kenya: The Court of Appeal’s Judgment in Phillip Okoth and LSK v BOM, St Anne’s Primary Ahero

In a ground-breaking decision, the Court of Appeal at Kisumu delivered a judgment that carries far-reaching ...
India’s Regulatory Response to Online Misinformation Arguably Violates International Human Rights Law

India’s Regulatory Response to Online Misinformation Arguably Violates International Human Rights Law

Amid vehement opposition from media organisations, and following a flawed public consultation process, on April 6, ...
An Alarming Recall Order by the Indian Supreme Court: Should State Convenience Override the Rights of the Accused?

An Alarming Recall Order by the Indian Supreme Court: Should State Convenience Override the Rights of the Accused?

In Ritu Chhabaria vs Union of India, a two-judge bench of the Indian Supreme Court recently declared that the ...
Balancing Gender Rights: Pakistan’s Federal Shariat Court’s Verdict on Self-Perceived Gender Identity

Balancing Gender Rights: Pakistan’s Federal Shariat Court’s Verdict on Self-Perceived Gender Identity

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2018 (the ‘Act’), passed by Pakistan’s Parliament in May 2018, ...
Marginalized Twice Over: The Struggle of Dalit Christians in India

Marginalized Twice Over: The Struggle of Dalit Christians in India

The extension of certain benefits (known as ‘Scheduled Caste benefits’) to Dalit Christians is a contentious topic ...
OxHRH Publishes Workbook on the Right to Education

OxHRH Publishes Workbook on the Right to Education

The Oxford Human Rights Hub has published its first Human Rights Workbook on the topic of the Right to Education. ...
Lessons from the French Vigilance Law for the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

Lessons from the French Vigilance Law for the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

On 23rd February 2022, the European Commission published a draft Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive ...
The Right to Health Under Attack: Violence and Insecurity Compromise Healthcare Access in Sudan

The Right to Health Under Attack: Violence and Insecurity Compromise Healthcare Access in Sudan

On April 15, 2023, extreme fighting in Khartoum and other parts of Sudan began between the Sudanese Armed Forces ...
The UK Bill of Rights: Changes to Human Rights Protection may Impact Climate Litigation

The UK Bill of Rights: Changes to Human Rights Protection may Impact Climate Litigation

Across the world, human rights-based arguments are increasingly deployed in climate litigation against public ...
Rajasthan’s Right To Health Act: A Case of Using the Wrong Means to Achieve the Right Ends

Rajasthan’s Right To Health Act: A Case of Using the Wrong Means to Achieve the Right Ends

The landmark Rajasthan Right to Health Act makes access to healthcare a legal entitlement of every resident of the ...