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HISTORIC CONSERVATION TREATY ON THE HORIZON

Ananya Jha, a Fourth-Year student at NUSRL, discusses the new implementing agreement under UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) Realists would say that International Law is a competitive minefield, with each state vying for their self-interests. But there are times when states come together for the greater good and make history. At … Continue reading HISTORIC CONSERVATION TREATY ON THE HORIZON

Turkey to withdraw out of Istanbul Convention: A prejudiced move

In this recent blogpost, Tanish Gupta, a first year student at DNLU, Jabalpur discusses the possibility of Turkey's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention and related developments following the recent protest over the killing of Pinar Gultekin. Following a protest over the killing of Pinar Gultekin by her ex-boyfriend, the streets of Turkey are now covered by protesters fulminating … Continue reading Turkey to withdraw out of Istanbul Convention: A prejudiced move

The Chinese App Ban: Reckoning – Legality, Implications and The Road Ahead

In this blog post, Amol Verma, a 4th year student at CNLU, Patna discusses the recent Chinese App Ban in the country and the subsequent implications involved. Data is the new Oil and Technology is the staircase to success. Introduction When the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, in his address to nation gave a … Continue reading The Chinese App Ban: Reckoning – Legality, Implications and The Road Ahead

Is Cyberspace really devoid of legal framework or there is a need of alacrity to accept the existing International Legal Practices?

In this post, Divyanshi Shrivastava, a 4th year student at MNLU, Nagpur discusses legal mechanisms available in the cyberspace arena to hold accountability. The Australian prime minister’s recent announcement that a “sophisticated state actor” had hacked the computer networks of the country's major political parties and Corona virus-themed malware-laden spam emails used to distribute malware and … Continue reading Is Cyberspace really devoid of legal framework or there is a need of alacrity to accept the existing International Legal Practices?

World Health Organization and Pandemics: Why there exists a Need for a Paradigm Shift from Self-Compliance to Regulatory Approach?

In the current blog post, Raj Shekhar*, and Astutya* defend the working of WHO that is bound by its power of self-compliance by member-states. They further delve into the need for a regulatory mechanism of the World Health Organization considering the past failures of the organization to deal with the pandemics. They also analyze the … Continue reading World Health Organization and Pandemics: Why there exists a Need for a Paradigm Shift from Self-Compliance to Regulatory Approach?

Interview of Arushi Bajpai, an alumna of NUSRL and University of Kent

In the maiden part of the interview series, Arushi speaks to us about her time at NUSRL and what motivated her to study International Criminal Law from the University of Kent. Kindly introduce yourself. Tell us about your journey at NUSRL. Hi, I am Arushi Bajpai (Batch 2012-2017) and I completed my course in 2017, … Continue reading Interview of Arushi Bajpai, an alumna of NUSRL and University of Kent

HONG KONG’S DEMOCRATIC MARCH AGAINST THE CHINESE AUTHORITARIAN RULE

Demonstrators wave their smartphones during a rally ahead of the G20 summit, urging the international community to back their demands for the government to withdraw a the extradition bill in Hong Kong, China June 26, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter This has been co-authored by Shreyashi Tiwari (alumnus of National University of Study and Research in Law … Continue reading HONG KONG’S DEMOCRATIC MARCH AGAINST THE CHINESE AUTHORITARIAN RULE

Aftermath of NRC: Statelessness and the Legal Quagmire that Anticipates

This article has been written by Gursimran Kaur Bakshi, a 4th year student and member of Society for International law, Ranchi. The article has been featured on the blog of Centre for Research in International Law, NLIU Bhopal. The NRC Exercise With the publication of  final updated list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) on … Continue reading Aftermath of NRC: Statelessness and the Legal Quagmire that Anticipates

REFUGEE CRISIS: RESCUE OF BOATS FROM LIBYA TO ITALY

Shaoli Chakraborty, a student member of SIL, writes about the perils of one of the Mediterranean routes taken by Europe-bound refugees. Throughout 2018, there were significant changes to the pattern of routes taken by refugees and migrants heading for Europe. Four years after the refugee crisis first brought the horrors of the dangerous Mediterranean crossing … Continue reading REFUGEE CRISIS: RESCUE OF BOATS FROM LIBYA TO ITALY

Deportation of Rohingyas Violates International Law, Legal Precedents in India

Lokesh Mewara, a Third-Year student at NUSRL, writes about the Indian government's stance on Rohingya. The article was published on The Wire on 18th March, 2019. The article can be accessed here. The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Assam government for the delay in the deportation of migrants back to their country. The bench comprising of … Continue reading Deportation of Rohingyas Violates International Law, Legal Precedents in India