Blog by Niti Manthan
Facilitating young minds towards holistic development.
In the age where even the living fight for their right to live a life of dignity, whether the dead have rights while it may seem inconsequential is relevant. The dead cannot speak but do they have a right to a decent burial and not be violated or have their bodies desecrated?
Do cannibals also deserve rights, do cultures and rituals get a leeway, and finally is cannibalism a sign of mental degradation?
Finally playing the devil's advocate, does cannibalism need a specific provision criminalizing it, or would it coming under murder and trespass of a burial ground suffice?
Occasionally science comes up with discoveries which are so radical, that it creates a gap between the science and the ethics of the society. This article is also related to a topic which creates the same type of controversy. The paper talks about human cloning which is referred to as a human reproductive cloning which produce a genetic copy of the existing person.
The article discusses the topic of war crimes in international law and the major conventions and statues that were formed in the wake of such crimes.