Right to Privacy

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 ...
The Extremism Database is in Breach of the European Convention on Human Rights

The Extremism Database is in Breach of the European Convention on Human Rights

On 24 January 2019, the European Court of Human Rights (the ECtHR) delivered its judgment in the case of Catt v. ...
Canadian Children have a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy at School

Canadian Children have a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy at School

In R. v. Jarvis, the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed that children can reasonably expect that they will not be ...
Under India’s New Intermediary Rules, Fundamental Rights Take Backstage

Under India’s New Intermediary Rules, Fundamental Rights Take Backstage

The Indian Government’s Information Technology Ministry had recently invited comments on proposed amendments to ...
India’s Expanding Surveillance Scheme Violates the Right to Privacy

India’s Expanding Surveillance Scheme Violates the Right to Privacy

On 20 December, 2018, the Ministry of Home Affairs in India issued an office order authorising a plethora of ...
Aadhaar Verdict: A Middle Path

Aadhaar Verdict: A Middle Path

The Supreme Court of India has emerged as a strong force in safeguarding the Constitutional values, and has had a ...
Mind the Gap: the Privacy Void in Brazilian’s Public Transport

Mind the Gap: the Privacy Void in Brazilian’s Public Transport

In April 2018, the agreement entered into between ADMobilize and ViaQuatro, the administrator of the yellow line ...
South Africa decriminalises the private use, possession and cultivation of cannabis

South Africa decriminalises the private use, possession and cultivation of cannabis

On 18 September 2018, after more than a decade of perseverance by Mr Gareth Prince, his efforts finally saw ...
A Human Right to Divorce?

A Human Right to Divorce?

The case of Owens v Owens rocked the legal world in late July, when the Supreme Court decided that Tini Owens ...
Landmark judgment on PSPO Regime has Significant Repercussions for Freedom of Expression

Landmark judgment on PSPO Regime has Significant Repercussions for Freedom of Expression

On 2 July 2018, the High Court handed down judgment in Dulgheriu v London Boroughof Ealing [2018] EWHC 1667 ...
The Indian Supreme Court Reserves Judgment on the De-criminalisation of Homosexuality

The Indian Supreme Court Reserves Judgment on the De-criminalisation of Homosexuality

In 2009, the High Court of Delhi handed down a landmark judgment in Naz Foundation v NCT of Delhi. It read down ...
The Restitution of Conjugal Rights in Indian Law violates the Right to Privacy

The Restitution of Conjugal Rights in Indian Law violates the Right to Privacy

In 1983, the Indian Supreme Court held that the right to privacy did not guarantee the autonomy of an individual ...

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