Right to Political Participation

The Judicialisation of Party Politics: Pakistan’s Supreme Court confirms the Election Commission can review Intra-Party Elections

The Judicialisation of Party Politics: Pakistan’s Supreme Court confirms the Election Commission can review Intra-Party Elections

On 25 January 2024, the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) held that political parties have a duty to hold intra-party elections. The SCP upheld an order of the Election Commission...
The Regression of Democracy and Systematic Violations of Political Rights: A Case from Jakarta’s Special Region Bill

The Regression of Democracy and Systematic Violations of Political Rights: A Case from Jakarta’s Special Region Bill

The current draft of Jakarta Special Region Bill (the Draft) proposed by Indonesian House of Representatives presents a blatant disregard of citizens’ political rights under Article 25 of the International...
South African High Court Rules that Tribal Levies are Unconstitutional and Contrary to Customary Law

South African High Court Rules that Tribal Levies are Unconstitutional and Contrary to Customary Law

On 1 November 2023, the High Court of South Africa held that levies involuntarily imposed under section 25 of the Limpopo Traditional Leaders and Institutions Act 6 of 2005 (the...

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