Pandemic and it’s After-Effects on Migrants

COVID-19 virus took the world by surprise affecting nearly every country in the world. By March 23, 2020, the Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi, declared a nationwide lockdown that caused panic amongst the general public. As of August 23, 2020, Coronavirus cases have risen to 23,467,593 and the death toll has surpassed 810,180Continue reading “Pandemic and it’s After-Effects on Migrants”

COVID-19 and Force Majeure

The recent pandemic was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the Director-General of the World Health Organization (hereinafter, “WHO”) on the 30th of January 2020. This, as per the 2005 International Health Regulations, is an ‘extraordinary event’ that, as the WHO further elaborates, is “serious, unexpected or extra-ordinary leads to trans-national consequences,Continue reading “COVID-19 and Force Majeure”