Human Rights Law

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Analysis: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

The inspiration behind creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (hereinafter  referred as “UDHR”) was the  horror, cruel prosecution, inhuman behaviour and the various barbaric acts perpetrated by Nazi Governement. Morsink refers to the statement in the Declaration’s Preamble, which provides that the “disregard and contempt for human rights has resulted in barbarous acts …

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An overview of Human Rights: The origin and Scope 

As per the jurisprudential approach, human rights are understood as those rights which every human holds by the virtue of being human beings. These rights are internationally recognized rights and are entitled to humans irrespective of their gender, caste, religion, creed, race, or colour and no one shall be discriminated against on any of these …

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Rights Of Refugees In India

There has been a great deal of romanticization within national policy circles of the fundamental right to life and personal liberty which is a guaranteed fundamental right under Article 21 of the Constitution of India and its subsequent extension towards the safety and protection of refugees, with an increase in public perception of the same, notwithstanding the repudiating complexities of national security.

A Refugee’s Cry for Attention

Historians have predicted that there existed traces of people migrating to other kingdoms seeking better life. Refugee’s have been indirectly changing the demographic pattern of the world. After the decolonisation of Africa from the European imperialism in the 1960s, there was a drastic shift in the perception of the international community about refugees. It was …

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Narco-Analysis: A Violation of Human Rights

The expression Narco-Analysis has originated from the Greek word ‘narkç’ which means anaesthesia. It depicts a diagnostic and psychotherapeutic method that utilizes psychotropic drugs, especially barbiturates, to induce a stupor in which mental elements with strongly associated effects come to the surface and the therapist then is able to abuse such mental elements. The term …

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