International Criminal Court

INTRODUCTION The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (“the Rome Statute”), which was ratified by 120 nations on July 17, 1998, led to the creation of the International Criminal Court. Following the Rome Statute’s entry into force on July 1, 2002, governments made the first-ever decision in human history to agree to a permanentRead More

A Journey of Women’s Human Rights

INTRODUCTION Women all across the world have demonstrated that they are vibrant, talented, truthful, and diligent in a variety of disciplines. Their ongoing efforts and contributions to the country’s progress have demonstrated that women are not inferior. Women who are educated and contemporary have let go of their inhibitions and concerns. Females have demonstrated toRead More

The Right to a Fair Trial

Coordinating a fair trial for those who are inculpated of criminal offences, is the backbone of democracy. A ‘fair trial’ is one of the most important humanitarian aspects of criminal justice and, in a way, an important component reflected in the rule of law. Acknowledgement of the fairest possibility to the accused in order toRead More

Critical Analysis on Non-Refoulement of Refugees under International Law

INTRODUCTION As already had been mentioned under the abstract, the article deals with the “principle of non-refoulement”. Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, in one of his books[1], defined what “refouler” actually means. He said, “refoulment means to drive back or to repel as of an enemy who fails to breach ones’ defenses”[2].The “principle of refoulement” had beenRead More

The Principle of Distinction beneath International Humanitarian Law

This article is written by APURVA, a student of the Fairfield Institute of Management and Technology, GGSIPU. This article provides an outline of  “The Principle of Distinction beneath International Humanitarian Law”. ABSTRACT During a war, civilians are the most innocent ones. But ‘are they still looked upon as the same and safeguarded during a war?’Read More

The Specific Weapons Regime under International Humanitarian Law

This article is written by Kalyani Gupta, a Master’s in Law student from Amity University, Noida. This article discusses the regime of specific weapons under the International humanitarian law INTRODUCTION International humanitarian law can be defined as a set of rules and regulations which seek out, for humanitarian purposes, to curb the impacts of armedRead More