The Failure of the Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief?: The Case of Southeast Asia

The Failure of the Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief?: The Case of Southeast Asia

The right to freedom of religion or belief (“freedom of religion”) is protected at the international and regional ...
Blurred Lines: When Free Speech Becomes Hate Speech

Blurred Lines: When Free Speech Becomes Hate Speech

On the 27th of August 2019, the South African Constitutional Court (Court) heard its first substantive hate speech ...
Police Use of Automated Facial Recognition Technology: an Emerging Challenge for Human Rights

Police Use of Automated Facial Recognition Technology: an Emerging Challenge for Human Rights

Earlier this week, the High Court at Cardiff held that police use of automated facial recognition technology (AFR) ...
Prorogation: Three Assumptions

Prorogation: Three Assumptions

Litigation is often predicated on certain assumptions. These may be the result of argumentation of the parties, ...
UN Political Bodies and Voluntary Abortion: Back to 1994

UN Political Bodies and Voluntary Abortion: Back to 1994

Calls for the protection of reproductive and sexual health are included in an increasing number of resolutions of ...
The Human Rights Implications of China’s Social Credit System

The Human Rights Implications of China’s Social Credit System

The issue of importing human rights to the digital sphere, especially in the context of state surveillance, has ...
Human Rights and Internet Shut-Downs in Jammu & Kashmir

Human Rights and Internet Shut-Downs in Jammu & Kashmir

The developments in Valleys of Jammu and Kashmir (hereinafter J&K or valley) has witnessed innumerable counts ...
Prorogation: A View from Canada

Prorogation: A View from Canada

Just over a decade ago, large numbers of Canadians turned to Google’s search engine’s algorithm to shed light on a ...
Prorogation: Constitutional Principle and Law, Fact and Causation

Prorogation: Constitutional Principle and Law, Fact and Causation

The Prime Minister’s recent announcement that Parliament would be prorogued, thereby severely curtailing the ...
Playing Hardball with the Queen

Playing Hardball with the Queen

The idea of constitutional hardball was introduced to the world by Mark Tushnet. The sport is played when ...
LGBT+ Rights in Northern Ireland

LGBT+ Rights in Northern Ireland

It’s the middle of a busy month for the LGBT+ sector in Northern Ireland, with four Pride festivals taking place ...
Should government employees be able to criticise the government?

Should government employees be able to criticise the government?

In Australia, the Australian Public Service (‘APS’) is statutorily required to be ‘apolitical, performing its ...