The Bombay High Court on 11th March 2019 held that every prisoner shall be eligible for an emergency parole subject to valid reasons. However, the broader question which arises before us is why in certain crimes no parole is granted … Continue reading Sentencing without Parole: Assessing prisoners right to Dignity in India
During her judgeship at the Delhi High Court, Justice Leila Seth was introduced by her male colleagues as “meet our lady judge” and she retorted that no judge is ever introduced with “meet our male or gentleman judge”. At the … Continue reading Right against Sexual Discrimination
Human rights have existed since human existence and they are what allow us to live as humans. And since its existence, human rights have evolved in many ways and they still continue to do so. They have evolved from freeing … Continue reading Palliative Care – Even the sick and weak have human rights
It is evident that young people in Africa make up to 60% of the population and this indicates that there is a great need to harness on the involvement of young people in order to ensure that there exist freedom … Continue reading Peace, Tolerance, and Rule of Law to ensure Human Rights
We are living in a world where more than a billion of people are living with less than a dollar a day. Because of lack of resources, every day 30 000 children under 5 years die because of sicknesses that … Continue reading Is poverty a violation of human rights?
Human rights are defined as entitlements that one acquires. Moreover, there is no definite definition as to what human rights are; as they can be described in various ways. Their definition can either be derived from various documents such as … Continue reading The universality of Human Rights and Hurdles thereto