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The Prison that is Freedom: An Analysis of Institutionalisation of Prisoners in India

This article is authored by Shristi Sharma, the Editor-in-Chief of the Human Rights Blog, CASIHR.

This piece elucidates upon the concept of institutionalisation in the context of Indian prison system. 1,789 more words

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Joy and Sorrow. Own These?

The chode’s forever circling in a stir with the choice. Hum. Life’s weird that way. It tosses everything about in a humongous bag, the jewels amid the junk. 994 more words


Editor's Desk: A Peek into Fall

By Jaime Sherman

What a joy it is to wrap up our Summer in the Psalms study today with a look back and a look ahead. 501 more words

Summer Psalms 2020

Equality: The Forgotten Player in the Red Queen Race of Copyright Policy

Introducing the Red Queen:

I was told by my teachers to always start with a story, and what’s better than one from my favourite childhood novel? 1,364 more words

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Slain and Slandered: The Turkish Tale of Femicide

This article is authored by Swantika Kumar Rajvanshi, the Editor-in-Chief of the Human Rights Blog, CASIHR.

This article examines the increase in intentional killings of women in Turkey as a result of institutionalized gender norms and how such killings with impunity are institutionally enabled and normalized. 1,158 more words


A buffet for 'everyone'

On my smartphone, I can access Google with a single tap. With it, comes an unbound access to loads of information. I can access lecture videos from Stanford and Harvard, and interviews from the wall street sitting on the couch in my living room. 296 more words

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Preaching the Truth to Myself

By Jaime Sherman

When I was a little kid, I enjoyed playing Chutes and Ladders, especially the part of the game when I could flick my finger against the red, plastic arrow, watch the spinner loop multiple times, and then finally land on one of six numbers on the cardboard square. 990 more words

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