Inshira Faliq


Inshira Faliq is an Attorney- at- Law and Legal Researcher. She is currently pursuing her advanced LLM in European and International Human Rights Law at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. Prior to this, she held the position of Programme Manager at the Sri Lanka office of Legal Action Worldwide. She has also worked at the Centre for Policy Alternative (CPA) as a legal researcher and a junior counsel on several fundamental rights cases. She was involved as a legal researcher for the Sri Lankan Ministry of Justice’s Special Committee on reforming the criminal justice system, and the Right to Information Commission of Sri Lanka (RTIC). Inshira played a significant role as deputy editor in the publication of three books showcasing the RTIC's work from 2017 to 2021. She completed her legal apprenticeship at the Attorney-General’s Department and holds an LL.B. from the University of Colombo.

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Life & Death, an Unstable Scale: The European Court of Human Rights Approach to Euthanasia in Mortier v. Belgium

On 4 October 2022, the European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) issued a Chamber judgment in the case of Mortier v. Belgium. This landmark ruling is the first-ever ruling of the ECtHR on the compliance of euthanasia, once performed, with the rights protected under the European Convention of Human Rights (“ECHR”). Additionally,…

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