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Law of the Sea in Bay of Bengal Cases: Practical Difficulties of Grey Area for the Marine Environment

Moses Raj G S* | Sep. 13, 2020 Background United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) disproportionately affects the developing world, given the history of colonialism and lack of technological advancement to enter seaward areas beyond national jurisdiction across deep seabed mining, marine scientific research, fisheries governance, ocean pollution, mineral extraction and… Continue reading Law of the Sea in Bay of Bengal Cases: Practical Difficulties of Grey Area for the Marine Environment

Interview: Riaan Eksteen

Sep. 6, 2020 Riaan Eksteen (Ph.D. University of Johannesburg) author of The Role of the Highest Courts of the United States of America and South Africa, and the European Court of Justice in Foreign Affairs (Springer, 2019, pp. 448) Greetings and a very warm welcome Dr. Riaan Eksteen. Before we move ahead with the discussion… Continue reading Interview: Riaan Eksteen

From Westphalian Order to UNDRIP: Indigenous Peoples’ Journey to Recognition

Mohammad Umar* | Aug. 30, 2020 Background Indigenous communities have a long history of struggle, especially, as one of the worst victims of the grim chain of events that colonization unleashed. The classical Westphalian world order was almost orthodox and uncompromising in considering nation-states as its sole focal point. ‘Indian’  as the terminology, was used… Continue reading From Westphalian Order to UNDRIP: Indigenous Peoples’ Journey to Recognition

PERSONALITY REVIEW: Chanakya as an International Legal Scholar

Moumita Mandal* | Aug. 23, 2020 Introduction Chanakya, also known as Kautilya or Vishnugupta was a great ancient Indian scholar, economist and politician- all rolled into one. People came to know about his works after the publication of Kautilya’s Arthasastra by Dr. R. Shamasastry Mahamahopadyaya of Mysuru in 1909. Apart from publishing, Dr. Sastry is… Continue reading PERSONALITY REVIEW: Chanakya as an International Legal Scholar