COVID-19

Recognising ASHA Workers in India: The Need for a Legislative Revamp

Recognising ASHA Workers in India: The Need for a Legislative Revamp

Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA workers) play a key role in rural India’s public health infrastructure. ...
Keeping a Roof Over Your Head: Diverging Approaches to Pandemic Evictions in Brazil and the US

Keeping a Roof Over Your Head: Diverging Approaches to Pandemic Evictions in Brazil and the US

On April 28, 2020, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing issued a guidance note calling on ...
Preventive Detention for Bursting Myths: The Draconian National Security Act in India

Preventive Detention for Bursting Myths: The Draconian National Security Act in India

A Supreme Court bench of India comprising Honourable Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and M.R. Shah directed the release ...
Digital Divide on the Promise of ‘Vaccination for All’: India

Digital Divide on the Promise of ‘Vaccination for All’: India

Recently, the apex court of India, in a hearing, held that a vaccination policy which exclusively relied on a ...
What employees need to know about their rights during COVID

What employees need to know about their rights during COVID

Since the start of the global COVID pandemic, many employees have experienced upheaval, uncertainty, and ...
Australia’s outbound travel ban limits the freedom of movement

Australia’s outbound travel ban limits the freedom of movement

On 1st of June 2021, the Australian Federal court unanimously rejected a challenge to Australia’s outbound travel ...
India’s Covid-19 vaccination policy must protect the constitutional rights of its citizens

India’s Covid-19 vaccination policy must protect the constitutional rights of its citizens

The Supreme Court of India has found the Government’s vaccine policy, released on 21st April 2021, to be prima ...
Hong Kong: Anti-Mask Law Held Constitutional (but please wear a mask for COVID-19)

Hong Kong: Anti-Mask Law Held Constitutional (but please wear a mask for COVID-19)

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (“HKCFA”) recently held that the Prohibition on Face Covering ...
COVID-19 pandemic exposes cost of MENA governments’ lack of human rights standards for businesses

COVID-19 pandemic exposes cost of MENA governments’ lack of human rights standards for businesses

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) continues to stand out as a region with repeated and serious abuses of ...
Joint Report Examines ‘Systemic’ Corruption in the South African Water Sector—But What Of Human Rights?

Joint Report Examines ‘Systemic’ Corruption in the South African Water Sector—But What Of Human Rights?

A seminal joint report published by the Water Integrity Network and Corruption Watch earlier this year critically ...
Kenyan Lessons on the right to education as a human right amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic

Kenyan Lessons on the right to education as a human right amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic

In BPA v Directors, Brookhouse Schools,  a group of parents ofminors at Brookhouse Schools, a private school, ...
The US ‘Snapback Sanctions’ on Iran Tantamount to Crimes Against Humanity

The US ‘Snapback Sanctions’ on Iran Tantamount to Crimes Against Humanity

In 2015, Iran agreed a long-term Nuclear Deal on its nuclear programme with the world powers known as the P5+1 - ...

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