Human Rights

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Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Unions in India: Notes from Fedotova and Others v. Russia

In this piece, the authors analyse the Centre’s arguments opposing recognition of same-sex unions in light of the European Court of Human Rights’ decision in Fedotova and Others v. Russia, which imposed a positive obligation on member-states to recognize same-sex unions.

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Supreme Court

Intersectionality in Gender-Based Violence: The Supreme Court of India Breaks New Ground

In this article, the authors have analyzed the Supreme Court’s recent reference to intersectionality in the case of Patan Jamal Vali v. State of Andhra Pradesh, by exploring the background and history of the term as well as the domestic jurisprudence and evolution of the concept in India.

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“I Can’t Breathe” – Black Lives Matter, Derek Chauvin’s Trial, and Racial Violence in the United States

In our latest post, the author analyzes the status of Chauvin’s sentencing and the evolution of racial violence in the United States after a year of George Flyod’s death. In doing so, he emphasizes on the violations of domestic law and international human rights law.

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The Supreme Court’s Judgement in Amit Sahni Case and International Human Rights Law

In this article, Adnan Yousuf (a final year law student at Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia) has analysed the Amit Sahni Judgement from the perspective of human rights law. The author has argued that the judgement is contrary to Article 21 of the ICCPR and the recently adopted General Comment 37 to the right of assembly.

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