The Global Human Rights Landscape is Shrinking

October 2018

Rights

Receding

October 30, 2018

India recently dethroned a custom prohibiting women from entering some temples. The Sabrimala Temple in Kerala state, has to now accept women as well. What does it mean for the country?

October 18, 2018

As India questions its religious customs on the plank of Constitutional Rights, a new debate emerges that has consequences for the rest of the world. Is cultural freedom greater than individual freedom?

Understanding the relevance of solidarity as a legal principle in solving the refugee crisis is key to ushering in a new way of handling questions of international law.

October 18, 2018

A new field of space research can finally crack the question of whether there is life outside the earth.

October 18, 2018

Whose life was ruined because of the allegation? A psychology professor whose story was outed without her permission or a man who was sworn in as a judge in US Supreme Court after 3 women came out against him.

October 18, 2018

The cultural layers of Indian society lay bare as the MeToo movement fails to move beyond caste boundaries in India. A look at feminism in India's layered society.

October 18, 2018

The spate of violence and human rights violations on India's side of Kashmir may spell the end for the country's claim of bringing rule of law to the people of the stricken valley.

October 18, 2018

The Maldives election will NOT yield a smooth transfer of power. Democracy is not yet back in the island nation.

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