The Dismal Reality of Deepfake Technology: A Bane to Human Rights Violation Cases
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by CASIHR RGNUL
7M ago
Harshita Sharma and Kirthana Shivakumar Consider travelling back in time to when eyewitness testimony was the only source of evidence, the time when word-of-mouth was the only source of information. That is precisely where the advent of deepfake technology is taking this society: to a time when we can no longer believe what is recorded ..read more
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The Responsibility to Protect (R2P): Under what circumstances might the Security Council sanction an intervention to prevent or halt mass atrocities be justifiable, whether legally or otherwise? 
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by CASIHR RGNUL
8M ago
 Adity Rahman Shah The core principle of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) postulates that the state sovereignty implies responsibility,[1] i.e. the state is imposed with the primary responsibility to protect the population from persecution and when it is required, the responsibility even extends beyond the border. In other words, a state has an obligation, under certain circumstances ..read more
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DECRIMINALISATION: RESOLVING THE CONUNDRUM BETWEEN “SEX TRAFFICKING” AND “SEX WORK” 
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by CASIHR RGNUL
11M ago
Aditi Gupta & Udai Yashvir Singh ABSTRACT This article attempts to discuss and address the hazards of conflating “sex work” and “sex trafficking”. It aims to shed light on how criminalization of sex work due to this conflation negatively impacts the lives of sex workers. Further the article analyses whether sex work must be criminalised or ..read more
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Accessibility of RTE for Persons with Disabilities – a critical commentary of Avni Prakash v. National Testing Agency
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by CASIHR RGNUL
1y ago
Aditi Sadhu and Aryaka Jain Introduction The terms inclusivity and accessibility thrive across educational institutions and workplaces, as the discourse on disability rights presents various emerging facets such as digital accessibility, media accessibility and legal accessibility, et al. This discourse is also plagued by the usage of ableist terms that determine the level of mettle ..read more
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Indonesia’s New Criminal Code Proscribes Extramarital Sex: Ramifications on Sex Workers
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by CASIHR RGNUL
1y ago
Masad Khan INTRODUCTION The Indonesian parliament, or the People’s Consultative Assembly of the Republic of Indonesia, has passed a new Criminal Code (“Code”) on 6 December, 2022 which shall replace its existing Criminal Code, which was drafted  during the Dutch colonial rule. Many provisions of the new Code fall foul to the international standards of human, civic and political rights ..read more
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INDONESIA’S NEW CRIMINAL CODE PROSCRIBES EXTRAMARITAL SEX: RAMIFICATIONS ON SEX WORKERS
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by CASIHR RGNUL
1y ago
Sohum Sakhuja and Abha Singhal INTRODUCTION The Indonesian parliament, or the People’s Consultative Assembly of the Republic of Indonesia, has passed a new Criminal Code (“Code”) on 6 December, 2022 which shall replace its existing Criminal Code, which was drafted during the Dutch colonial rule. Many provisions of the new Code fall foul to the international standards of human, civic and political ..read more
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Fight for Survival: Plight of Women Under Taliban Rule
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by CASIHR RGNUL
1y ago
Khyatee Ahuja & Chaitanya Vohra Women’s rights have been a largely hot and trending topic in recent times, with significant events taking place all across the globe. From Karnataka’s hijab ban in India to the Taliban’s College ban on Afghan women, there are innumerable instances on the global as well as on the local front ..read more
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Lacuna in appellate court’s bail cancellation powers – the need to rethink perspective
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by CASIHR RGNUL
1y ago
Kamlesh Vishnoi Abstract There is a marked difference between the procedure for consideration of bail under Section 439, which is the pre-conviction stage, and Section 389 Code of Criminal Procedure, which is the post-conviction stage. An interpretation may also go that the proviso does not bar any person apart from the public prosecutor to approach ..read more
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An apt solution to the intensifying problem of domestic violence in India
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by CASIHR RGNUL
1y ago
Aneesh Raj Abstract Domestic violence against women is one of the worst forms of human rights violation. There are various statutes to prevent women from being abused within the household, but the harsh reality is that due to a lack of a proper mechanism, they face difficulty in taking suitable actions. The problem of domestic ..read more
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What’s in a name? – how changing a name enables human rights violations
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by CASIHR RGNUL
1y ago
In this blog, the guest author talks about how renaming the terms and parties involved in human rights violations shrouds the victims in despair and injustice through the lens of American legislation and examples ..read more
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