Friday, April 19, 2024

Adil Saifudheen

Adil is a young lawyer based in New Delhi. He was an award winning law graduate who participated in many national and international competitions including the 9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, Geneva.

How Uttar Pradesh’s population bill is failing marginalised groups and vulnerable individuals?

Make no mistake, there is overwhelming public support to these population control laws in India, especially from educated Indian middle class, which assumes that India’s every social and economic problem can be solved through population control measures, rather than addressing root causes of growing reasons of growing income inequality and social backwardness of various lower caste and religious communities. Yet, the popular discourse still makes us believe that population control measures are a ‘magical wand’ to solve each and every problem faced by marginalised and under-privileged communities.

Delhi pogrom and curious case of arrested Muslim youth: Why courts have forgotten ‘Bail is rule, jail is exception’ principle?

The Sessions Court successfully overturned the principle of bail and concluded that “Jail is the Rule, Bail is an Exception”, particularly when the State wants the individuals from the marginalized and vulnerable groups of Indian minorities behind the prisons, as long as the authoritarian State demands.
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Babri: Supreme Court enforces, validates majoritarian politics

When I walked into Supreme Court on 9thNovember 2019, as a young Muslim lawyer to witness the judgment of Ramjanmbhoomi-Babri Masjid Case, I very well knew that the judgement would be in favour of Hindu parties, but the factor that shocked me was the absence of a dissenting opinion in the judgment.

UAPA Amendment Act: India to create permanent national security state at the expense of human rights

Adhil Saifudheen Introduction Indian Parliament recently passed an amendment to Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (Hereinafter UAPA), which allows the executive to designate Individual as ‘Terrorist without...
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The Anatomy of Genocide and Mass Crimes against Minorities in India: Why India needs to Ratify the Rome Statute of ICC

India’s continuous denial to submit jurisdiction to the Rome Statute of International Criminal Court is not a debate or question of political sovereignty, rather it is a question of deep organized state policy to evade and deflect accountability to India’s ongoing genocide and mass violence pogroms and campaigns against Muslim, Sikhs, Kashmiri and Dalit.

Mob lynching and law: Manipur’s legal inquisition to discover antidote to mob violence

This article endeavor to discuss the fundamental question whether the ‘The Manipur Protection from Mob Violence Act, 2018’,(Hereinafter ‘Act’)is model for the effective legal tool against the increasing mob violence in India.
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