By Nishant Mittal, Pushpit Bansal Editor’s Note: “Human rights”- are two simple words but when put together, they constitute the very foundation of our existence. India- being a diverse country with its multicultural, multiethnic, and multi religious population- the protection of human right is the sine qua non for peaceful existence. […]
By Shreshtha Garg & Anand Kr. Dubey Editor’s Note: The objectives are to study the role of human rights to improve the criminal justice system in India. And to ascertain the actual position of human rights in criminal justice system of India and the various practical problem regarding the implementation […]
By Sumit Kumar Suman, CNLU INTRODUCTION “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” Human trafficking is one of the most heinous crimes imaginable, often […]
Terrorist threats have existed throughout modern history, and the importance of deterring and preventing terrorist acts is of central importance. The impulse to abandon human rights norms in times of fear and crisis is short-sighted and self-defeating. As the revelations of shocking abuses at Abu Gharib prison have demonstrated, the world will not easily accept inhumane treatment in any context, and such treatment will tarnish and undermine even legitimate security operations. Therefore, this is an issue which requires in-depth analysis, as done by the author, due to its complex and multidimensional nature.
By Abhinav Yadav The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata Editor’s note: The health situation and medical facilities in India continue to be extremely dismal. Under the domain of human rights, the right to health is defined as the right to achieve the “highest attainable standard of health” […]
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 the human rights regime. The principle basically says that a refugee, once entered another country, cannot be forced back to his original country unless under […]
By Sarthak Behera, NUALS INTRODUCTION In 1937, when the Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of Terrorism was prepared by the League of Nations, terrorism was for the first time addressed at an international level.1 Cut to the events that transpired on the fateful day of 9/11 in New York […]
By Rahul Deo, CNLU Patna Editors Note: Environment and life are interrelated. Our lives depend on natural resources such as air, water, and land. Environmental destruction threatens survival; conversely, human rights violations can cause environmental degradation, for instance, war can lead to loss of access to clean water. Thus, the […]