Three staples for constructing detention centres in India include law, state and ‘illegal migrants’. These, along with bricks, cement and mortar, build suffocated cubicles, cramped by many who fail to prove their citizenship. In trying to establish their linkages with the state and in prooving bloodlines on paper, many succumbed to legal and administrative machinery.
Deepanshi Mehrotra tells the story of violations and confinement and an increasing number of detention centres in India despite COVID-19.
The last time a military coup happened in Myanmar it lasted over fifty years under three different military heads until the military junta eventually dissolved in the year 2011. A decade after, the coup has once again tossed the country back into a long spell of uncertainty and instability. Himani Baid spells out the important details about the Myanmar Coup 2021, reflecting on its historical context.
The recent pronouncement by the Supreme Court in Union of India v. K.A. Najeeb is being touted as a ray of justice for several accused arrested under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). Shivangi Banerjee analyses the judgement and highlights the implications it might have for future cases. She further elucidates the timeline of UAPA and narrates the story of its permanence.
By Anonymous Editor’s Note: Refugee situations and statelessness are two of the most pertinent issues today in International Law. There are millions of displaced persons
By Akkiraju Chandralekha, SLS Pune Editor’s Note: The principle of non-refoulement is a major concept in public international law, dealing specifically with refugee laws within
By Sagarika Chandel, KIIT School of Law, Bhuvaneshwar “EDITOR’S NOTE:- While India has been home to several immigrants from neighbouring indigenous communities in turmoil, however,
Aditya P Arora RGNUL, Patiala “Editor’s Note: The author of the paper has dealt with Genocide in the Indian context comprehensively looking at legislations, meaning
By Shristi Banerjee and Aditya Pattnaik, WBNUJS Editor’s Note: This paper is in the form of a proposed draft for a bill titled the Protection of
By Jibin Mathew George, Amity Law School, Delhi. Editor’s Note: Case comment on Columbia vs. Peru and its relation with Extradition, Asylum, Refugee law, etc.
By Anonymous Editor’s Note: The terms ‘ethnicity’ and ‘ethnic’ groups are derived from the greek word ‘ethnos’, normally translated as ‘nation’ or commonly said, people