Democracy

Stripping a state of its statehood: Disenfranchisement of the people of Jammu and Kashmir

Stripping a state of its statehood: Disenfranchisement of the people of Jammu and Kashmir

The people of the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) were disenfranchised when the Parliament of India, through the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act 2019, deprived the territory of its...
Human Rights Council Elections 2022

Human Rights Council Elections 2022

Image Description: The photograph is of a tweet by the President of the United Nations General Assembly. In the tweet, the President is congratulating Algeria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Chile, Costa Rica,...
Clause Seven of the Bill of Rights Bill: Diluting Rights Protection and Undermining Parliamentary Democracy

Clause Seven of the Bill of Rights Bill: Diluting Rights Protection and Undermining Parliamentary Democracy

Image description: The Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom and his attendants If enacted in its present form the Bill of Rights Bill would compromise judicial independence, dilute ECHR rights...
Sanchez and ZB v France: How Many More Restrictions to Freedom of Expression Should Strasbourg Accept?

Sanchez and ZB v France: How Many More Restrictions to Freedom of Expression Should Strasbourg Accept?

Image Description: On a brick wall, the phrase ‘Free Speech’ is being written by a person, using spray paint. Below this phrase, the words ‘*Conditions apply’ has been written. On...
The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: an Unprecedented Blow to Democracy and Fundamental Rights

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: an Unprecedented Blow to Democracy and Fundamental Rights

Image Description: A picture of an empty chamber in the UK House of Commons. The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is expected to pass through its third and final...
The Voice of Hong Kong in Exile (with Nathan Law)

The Voice of Hong Kong in Exile (with Nathan Law)

During the Umbrella Movement in 2014, Nathan Law was one of the five representatives who took part in the dialogue with the Government debating political reform. Upholding non-violent civic actions,...

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