The winds do not carry them home – the praxis of neglect and the plight of the Climate Refugees

By: Chandril Chattopadhyay [1]& Satyaki Paul [2] “Shifting house during floods or river erosion is hard but losing your land is a completely different experience, it is indescribable pain”[3] -Kestiar Char, Sariakandi, India Environmentalist, Mr. Lester R. Brown introduced the term “Environmental Refugees” in 1923 which was later adapted as “Environmental Migrants”. According to him, … Continue reading The winds do not carry them home – the praxis of neglect and the plight of the Climate Refugees

The role of the Office of the Ombudsperson to the ISIL and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee

After the 1998 terrorist attacks on the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, as well as 9/11, the need for tackling terrorism on a global scale was imminent. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) therefore acted under its powers vested in Chapter VII of the UN Charter, and adopted a series of resolutions aimed at … Continue reading The role of the Office of the Ombudsperson to the ISIL and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee