Ummar Zia

  • In the UK, the Public Order Act 1986 was enacted “to create new offences relating to public order” and “control public processions and assemblies.” The Act envisages the advance notice of public processions, imposition of certain conditions on public processions and ...

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  • People have multiple identities: race, gender, ethnicity, political beliefs, profession, language, religion, tribes and sub-tribes etc. To reduce a person to a mere member of one particular identity group is denial of freedom for that person to be. The quest of the state for transcendent identity ...

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  • After the Second World War, many liberal democracies ceded power to the judiciary to enforce fundamental rights. Legal commentators described this trend as the “judicialisation of politics”. Over the years the ambit of that judicial power has been a subject of great interest across the ...

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