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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

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

ELIMINATING SEXISM IN WAR & PEACE: GENDER NEUTRALITY IN CONFLICT AND POST-CONFLICT SITUATIONS  

Our team member, Shrutica Pandey, writes on the intersection of two of her areas of academic expertise- conflict and feminism. It was almost four decades ago, that the need was felt for an agenda concerning women, peace and security. Since then, to date, the agenda has now been internationally recognised. Brought about as a tool … Continue reading ELIMINATING SEXISM IN WAR & PEACE: GENDER NEUTRALITY IN CONFLICT AND POST-CONFLICT SITUATIONS  

Precautionary Principle Under International Environmental Law

Shreyashi Tiwari, a final year student often spotted around the campus with a skateboard, oscillates between playing great tunes on her guitar and writing amazing blog posts, much like this one. While the concepts of transboundary harm and sustainable development has been a part of international as well as national law regimes for almost a … Continue reading Precautionary Principle Under International Environmental Law