Curtains over Connectivity: A Peek Behind India’s Opaque Internet Shutdown Orders

Curtains over Connectivity: A Peek Behind India’s Opaque Internet Shutdown Orders

The case of Anuradha Bhasin v Union of India [2020] set a precedent that requires the publication of internet ...
R v Michaela Community Schools Trust: Human Rights and Freedom of Religion in the UK

R v Michaela Community Schools Trust: Human Rights and Freedom of Religion in the UK

The relationship between Islam, religious freedom, and human rights has long been a subject of debate in Britain. ...
Extraterritorial Human Rights and Climate Change at the ECtHR: The End of the Road?

Extraterritorial Human Rights and Climate Change at the ECtHR: The End of the Road?

On 9 April 2024, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR or Court) handed down its judgment in the case of ...
Military Justice in the Spotlight (Again): R v Edwards in the Supreme Court of Canada

Military Justice in the Spotlight (Again): R v Edwards in the Supreme Court of Canada

Military justice is in the spotlight again with the Supreme Court of Canada’s judgment in R v Edwards [2024] SCC ...
Lahore High Court Strikes Down the Discriminatory Gender-Based Age Difference in the Definition of ‘Child’ in the Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929

Lahore High Court Strikes Down the Discriminatory Gender-Based Age Difference in the Definition of ‘Child’ in the Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929

About 18.3% of girls and 4.7% of boys in Pakistan are married before the age of 18. Child marriage is a human ...
The Rebellious Act of Consuming Meat in India: Non-vegetarianism and Taboo

The Rebellious Act of Consuming Meat in India: Non-vegetarianism and Taboo

Food-delivery company Zomato recently came up with an “all-vegetarian fleet policy” wherein vegetarian food would ...
Can CEDAW address the issue of Gender-based Poverty in Urban Areas?

Can CEDAW address the issue of Gender-based Poverty in Urban Areas?

By 2050, 66 per cent of the world’s population is projected to live in urban areas, and UN Women estimates that ...
Bringing the Right to Strike Home: Secretary of State for Business and Trade v Mercer – Part 2

Bringing the Right to Strike Home: Secretary of State for Business and Trade v Mercer – Part 2

The first part of this blog outlined the facts and decision in the Supreme Court case, Secretary of State for ...
Bringing the Right to Strike Home: Secretary of State for Business and Trade v Mercer – Part 1

Bringing the Right to Strike Home: Secretary of State for Business and Trade v Mercer – Part 1

Individual strikers are protected from dismissal where they are dismissed for participating in ‘protected’ (i.e ...
A Game of Judicial Tennis: The Supreme Court in Mercer

A Game of Judicial Tennis: The Supreme Court in Mercer

The Supreme Court has once again considered the proper scope of sections 3 and 4 of the Human Rights Act 1998 ...
What is Your Name? – Gender Inequality Embedded in the Same-Surname System for Married Couples in Japan

What is Your Name? – Gender Inequality Embedded in the Same-Surname System for Married Couples in Japan

Japan is the only country in the world that forbids married couples from using separate surnames. Couples can ...
Labour Justice for India’s Community Care Workers (Part I)

Labour Justice for India’s Community Care Workers (Part I)

Under India’s National Health Mission and the Integrated Child Development Scheme, a group of workers, referred to ...