A Slippery Slide Back to Parliamentary Sovereignty? The Namibian Parliament Looks to Override the Supreme Court’s Decision to Recognise Same Sex Marriages

A Slippery Slide Back to Parliamentary Sovereignty? The Namibian Parliament Looks to Override the Supreme Court’s Decision to Recognise Same Sex Marriages

On 16 May 2023, a day before the International Day Against Homophobia, the Supreme Court of Namibia (SC) ordered ...
Cameroon Conflict Research Group Human Rights Report 2021-2023

Cameroon Conflict Research Group Human Rights Report 2021-2023

The Cameroon Conflict Research Group Human Rights Report 2021-2023 “Conflict in the anglophone regions of ...
Jus Cogens and the Lack of a Universal Gender Equality Norm

Jus Cogens and the Lack of a Universal Gender Equality Norm

What is ‘Jus Cogens’? Within international law, the principle of jus cogens has been used to solidify certain ...
India’s Forest (Conservation) Amendment Bill: Undermining Forest Dwellers’ Rights

India’s Forest (Conservation) Amendment Bill: Undermining Forest Dwellers’ Rights

On 30 March 2023, the Forest (Conservation) Amendment Bill, 2023 was introduced in the Lok Sabha, India’s lower ...
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. ...