Sahiba Maqbool

Senior Research Associate

B.A.LL.B (Hons.) (University of Kashmir); LL.M. (Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights)

Sahiba Maqbool is a Senior Research Associate at Jindal Global Law School. She has completed her BA LLB from the University of Kashmir in 2013 and LLM (masters in advanced studies) from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights in 2014. She had served as a Researcher at the Indian Society of International Law from 2015-16. Her main responsibilities at the Indian Society of International Law included writing the Human Rights Committee Report for India. She was also involved in writing a comprehensive declaration for India on United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea. In addition, she has worked as an Advocacy Intern in Human Rights Watch, Geneva where her main function was to review and follow-up on the notable thematic issue at Human Rights Council and Universal Periodic Review procedures. She delivered statements on abolition of death penalty and prohibition of torture on behalf of Commonwealth Human Rights Initiatives at Human Rights Council. Her work in Global Detention Center as a Research Intern got her acquainted with the issues surrounding immigration detention particularly in India and the United States.

  • Participation as a speaker on “Artificial Intelligence under International Humanitarian Law” at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore on behalf of Indian Society of Artificial Intelligence and Law, 7-8 September 2019.
  • Participation as Chair for a Technical Session on International Humanitarian Law, 3rd Edition of our International Symposium on International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law on Torture and Space Law, Organized by the Indian Society of International Law (ISIL) and Indian Journal of Law and International Affairs, 13-14 April 2019.Presented paper on “Accountability in Relation to Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems: A TWAIL Perspective”, Nirma University, 15-16 March 2019. The paper is currently under publication.
  • Participant, Seminar on Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Weapons and International Humanitarian Law, AALCO-ICRC, 8 January,
  • Wrote case material on Indian Penal Code, Published by Prolific Law Publications, ISBN 9788193763667, 2018 available at http://www.lloydlawcollege.edu.in/publication/pdf/1.pdf
  • Wrote LLM thesis on, “Implications of the Use of Drones under International Law in Pakistan”, published in Sri-Lankan Journal of International Law, Volume 25 (2016-2017) available at http://jil.law.cmb.ac.lk/?page_id=548
  • Paper Presentation at First International Youth Summit, Lahore on “the Use of Armed Drones and its Impact on People of NWFP and FATA”, 6-12 November,
  • Wrote United Nations Human Rights Committee Report for India, Indian Society of International Law, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India,
  • Wrote a Comprehensive Declaration on the United Nations Law of the Sea Convention for India, Indian Society of International Law, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India,

 

The Contours of Crimmigration Control in India, Global Detention Project Working Paper No. 25, August 2019, available at https://www.globaldetentionproject.org/the-contours-of-crimmigration-control-in-india-global-detention-project-working-paper-no-25

Public International Law, International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law, Refugee Law, International Organizations, Responsibility to Protect, Law and Technology, and Law and Terrorism