Tag Archives: Human Rights

Human Rights

All societies have grappled with human rights issues. Philosophers of every race and creed have for centuries been concerned with the nature of humanity, interpersonal relationships, and the position of individuals as members of groups. The concept did not originate from any particular part of the world. Arguably, all peoples of the world do not assent to the same… Read More »

19th Summer School on Human Rights and Digital Age [Oct 13-23, Bangladesh]: Apply by Sep 2, 2018

Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP) will be organizing the 19th Human Rights Summer School (HRSS) from 13th-23rd October 2018 at Proshika HRDC, Koitta, Manikganj, Bangladesh. ELCOP is a voluntary, non-profitable, non-political, non-governmental human rights education, research and training organization dedicated to the common people of Bangladesh. HRSS is a two weeks long residential training on human rights which is comprised… Read More »


INTRODUCTION The phrase “human rights” may be used in an abstract and philosophical sense, either as denoting a special category of moral claim that all humans may invoke or, more pragmatically, as the manifestation of these claims in positive law, for example, as constitutional guarantees to hold Governments accountable under national legal processes. While the first understanding of… Read More »

Extradition and Asylum

WHAT IS EXTRADITION? Extradition is the conventional process in which a person is surrendered by one state to another on the basis of a treaty, or comity, or some bilateral arrangement between the two sovereign states. This request of extradition made by a sovereign state is usually initiated at first place because the individual demanded by the state… Read More »

CfP: Knowledge Steez – 3rd National Conference on Human Rights and Gender Justice at Indian Law Institute, New Delhi [June 24] Submit Abstract by May 30

About: The National Conference on Human Rights is being organized with an aim to bring together academicians, students, human rights activists and other intellectuals on one platform to discuss the various issues concerning human rights and to discuss the measures to curb such issues. Date: 24th June 2018 Venue: Indian Law Institute, New Delhi Call for Papers: Sub… Read More »

Human Rights Are Not Optional: Protection Of Disabled Persons

Introduction Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the landmark document in the history of human rights, which talks about treating all human beings equally and with dignity. Coming to India, Article 14 of the Constitution of India, assures as it first fundamental right as the right to equality before the law and equal protection of the law. But the… Read More »

CfP: Amity Gwalior’s Seminar on ‘Terrorism and Human Rights: Legal Perspectives’ [March 24] Submit by Feb 15

Greeting from Amity Law School, Amity University Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh! About We are pleased to inform you that a ONE DAY NATIONAL SEMINAR on “TERRORISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS: LEGAL PERSPECTIVES”, is being conducted at Amity Law School, AUMP on 24th March 2018 in an effort to provide a forum to discuss the various facets of Terrorism, its effects on Human Rights… Read More »