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Aakash Chandran is a L.L.M candidate (International Law) at South Asian University, New Delhi. His research interests include human rights law; international criminal and humanitarian law; refugee law and migration. Varun Nambiar is a L.L.M candidate (International Law) at South Asian University, New Delhi. He writes on International affairs, public international law; humanitarian and human rights law.

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Human Rights

Enforced disappearances: Here, India must emulate Pakistan

International law recognises the practice of enforced disappearance as a distinct offence and States have an obligation under international law to not partake in such arbitrary deprivations of liberty and human dignity. Article 1 of the 2006 International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance places a non–derogable prohibition against enforced disappearance. While Pakistan has taken steps, India is woefully behind in recognising enforced disappearance as a distinct offence.

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