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Kashmir: India and International Human Rights: An Ambiguous Relationship Part III of IV

India and International Human Rights: An Ambiguous Relationship Posted 31 October 2019 In the post-world war II stage, at the time when the United Nations Organisation was being formed, India was still under colonial rule. Yet, it had a seat at the table and was one of the founding members of the United Nations. While … Continue reading

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Kashmir: Where human rights are trampled upon and impunity reigns. Part II of IV

Rekha Oleschak-Pillai, posted on 10 October 2019. We believe in peace, non-violence and upholding human dignity. As such, the concept of torture is completely alien to our culture and it has no place in the governance of the nation.[1] At the time I started thinking of the contents of this post I was travelling through … Continue reading

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Call for Applications 2019: “Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations”

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS  Kosovo International Summer Academy 2019 (6 ECTS) “Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations” http://www.academy-ks.org  Open to (Eligibility): Undergraduate, graduate and post graduate students (who are enrolled or have already completed aforementioned levels of university studies) and young professionals. Date/Venue:  KSA Part I: 10-20 July 2019, Prishtina, Kosovo KSA … Continue reading

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Accountability of International Organisations: Quo Vadis?

  By Rekha Oleschak-Pillai In 2007 I participated in a conference on the Accountability of International Organisations, which resulted in a book titled ACCOUNTABILITY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS BY INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS (https://intersentia.com/en/accountability-for-human-rights-violations-by-international-organisations.html). The main theme of the conference and the book was to examine what accountability of international organisations entails and what the implications of … Continue reading