In this post, the authors intend to delineate the current legal context with respect to domestic violence and COVID-19, and further suggest measures and reforms that the executive and judiciary can adopt to combat the same.
When the Supreme Court of India, one of the largest common law systems in the world legalised same sex relations by striking down Sec. 377 of the IPC, it resulted in much joy across the world amongst gender minorities.
However, things have not been as flowery everywhere. In this post, the author tries to chart the jurisprudential journey of homosexuality in two former British colonies, India and Singapore and to analyze the differences in their approach.
In our latest post, the author examines the developments in the Application filed by Gambia before the ICJ, alleging violatons of the Genocide Convention in Myanmar’s handling of the Rohingya Crisis. While analysing the ICJ’s January 2020 order and the first report submitted by Myanmar in compliance thereof, the author argues that the international community needs to implement more assertive measures to prosecute the alleged crimes.
In this post, the author analyses the recent attempts by mainland China to subdue the autonomy of Hong Kong. The author argues that recent laws such as the National Security Act and the Anti-Mask Ban are nothing but an attempt by Mainland China to demolish the fundamental rights of of the citizens of Hong Kong.