Accessibility of RTE for Persons with Disabilities – a critical commentary of Avni Prakash v. National Testing Agency
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3d 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
2w 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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New Criminal Code- Indonesia’s Disaster for Human Rights
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by CASIHR RGNUL
2w ago
Abha Singhal and Sohum Sakhuja A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE INDONESIAN LEGAL FRAMEWORK Following the adoption of a contentious new criminal code in Indonesian Parliament this week, extramarital sex is now punishable by upto a year in jail,, rocking Indonesia and prompting accusations from critics that the government is aiming to usher in a new ..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
3w 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
1M 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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Derisive Nature of International Law – national interest vs conventional action in light of the UK’s anti-refugee bill
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by CASIHR RGNUL
1M ago
Ashlesha Pandey Abstract The following article expounds in detail how the derisive nature of International Law, and lack of imposable sanctions and regulatory mechanisms have rendered various conventions, ineffectual, at least on paper. The discussion is undertaken in the light of  UK’s recent Nationality and Borders Bill, dubbed the Anti-Refugee Bill, owing to its annihilation ..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
2M 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
2M 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
2M 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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Thailand’s Dwindling Monarchy in Midst of Human Rights Crisis
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by CASIHR RGNUL
11M ago
Rishav Devrani and Poojan Bulani In response to calls for reforming the political structure, thousands of people have taken to the streets in protests that have3 occasionally resulted in violence among the protestors and the police over the last two years. Leaders of activist groups have faced charges like alleged defamation of the monarchy. Thailand’s “Section 112,” also ..read more
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