Right to Freedom of Assembly

Discriminatory Denial of Peaceful Assembly in the UK

Discriminatory Denial of Peaceful Assembly in the UK

“It is better to protest than to accept injustice” ― Rosa Parks In July 2020, the UN Human Rights Committee ...
Student protests in South Africa: police brutality claims the life of a bystander

Student protests in South Africa: police brutality claims the life of a bystander

After the ruthless policing of student protests in Johannesburg claimed the life of an innocent bystander, South ...
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 ...
Right to Protest v. Convenience of the Public – The Indian Supreme Court’s Decision on Shaheen Bagh Anti-CAA Protests

Right to Protest v. Convenience of the Public – The Indian Supreme Court’s Decision on Shaheen Bagh Anti-CAA Protests

On 7 October 2020, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India held that the right to protest guaranteed ...
Indian Supreme Court Arbitrarily Limits Children’s Right to Protest

Indian Supreme Court Arbitrarily Limits Children’s Right to Protest

On February 10, the Supreme Court of India (SC) issued a notice to prohibit children from entering the areas where ...
Covering Up for the Face Covering Regulation: A Janus-Faced Position

Covering Up for the Face Covering Regulation: A Janus-Faced Position

The storm over Hong Kong’s rule of law rages on, as the Court of Appeal (the “Court”) delivered the judgment of ...
Anti-mask Law Ruled a Disproportionate Infringement of Rights Amidst Political Upheaval in Hong Kong

Anti-mask Law Ruled a Disproportionate Infringement of Rights Amidst Political Upheaval in Hong Kong

Not only has the Hong Kong anti-government movement not died down after 6 months, but it has escalated. The ...
Fundamental rights at risk in Kazakhstan: a call for action

Fundamental rights at risk in Kazakhstan: a call for action

The past months’ anti-government protests in Kazakhstan following the controversial renaming of the capital and ...
(No) Freedom of Speech at Universities?

(No) Freedom of Speech at Universities?

Universities are meant to be places where freedom of speech flourishes. The issue of free speech in universities in
International Law Violations Underpin Tragedy in Gaza   

International Law Violations Underpin Tragedy in Gaza  

The death of 60 Palestinians under Israeli fire at the Israel-Gaza border fence on May 14 has sent palpable ...
The Repression of Human Rights in Togo: Exploring Legal Avenues of Redress

The Repression of Human Rights in Togo: Exploring Legal Avenues of Redress

In recent months, scores of protests have taken place in the West African nation of Togo. A number of protests have
Taking Some Human Rights Back: The Case of Ildar Dadin

Taking Some Human Rights Back: The Case of Ildar Dadin

Article 31 of the Russian Constitution, which guarantees a right of peaceful assembly, has recently clashed with ...

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