Saturday, August 22, 2020

New Volume: Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

The latest volume of the Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (Vol. 4, 2020) is out. Contents include:
  • Satvinder Juss, The Indian Death Penalty and the ‘Collective Conscience of Society’
  • Tony Meacham, Situating Modern Indian Secularism: A Constitutional Perspective
  • S. Pandiaraj, Right to Land as Part of the Right to Culture: An International Law Critique of the Recent Indian Supreme Court Order on the India’s Forest Rights Act 2006
  • Adrija Ghosh, Debunking the Validity of Culture-Based Justifications for the Retention of the Marital Rape Exemption in India
  • Niaz A. Shah, The ‘Unwilling’ and ‘Unable’ Test in International Law: The Use of Force against Non-State Actors in Pakistan and Afghanistan
  • Steve Foster, Reconciling Religious Speech with the Duty to Maintain Equality and Diversity: The Decision in Ngole v Sheffield University 
  • Fatima Ahdash, Childhood Radicalisation and Parental Extremism: How Should Family Law Respond? Insights from A Local Authority v X, Y and Z  
  • Azizah Mohd & Nadhilah A. Kadir, Protection of Adopted Children’s Rights to Custody and Maintenance: An Appraisal of the Law Governing Muslims in Malaysia
  • Muthanna Saari & Wan Noorzaleha Wan Hasan, The Extent of the Right to Freedom of Speech and Expression for the Parliamentary Immunity and Privilege
  • Devashree Tulankar, Indigenous People in South Asia: Issues of Identity and Protection of Cultural Rights in a Changing World
  • Bushra Malik & Syed Raza Shah Gilani, The Importance of Customary International Law for the Resurrection and Enforcement of the Norms: The UN Norms on the Responsibilities of the Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with Regards to Human Rights
  • Matthias Vanhullebusch, The War on Terror on the Silk Road: Changing Discourses
  • Zia Ullah Ranjah, Protection of the Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief in Pakistan
  • Saira Khan, Institutionalised Islamophobia: The Rise of European Nationalism against Freedom of Religion for Muslims
  • Ahmed Almutawa & Khalid M. Aldweri, Bahrain’s Pioneering Role in the Protection of the Rights of Temporary Workers in the Gulf Region
  • Taslima Yasmin, The Laws against Acid Violence in Bangladesh: Gaps in Implementation