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Regarding Rights blog - Human Rights concerns with PNG reinstating the death penalty

Papua New Guinea has amended legislation to extend the death penalty to cover more criminal offences, a serious regression at a time of increasing concern about protecting human rights.

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Call for Applications: 2015 Visiting PhD Scholar Program

The Centre for International Governance and Justice, RegNet, invites applications from talented Australian and international PhD scholars enrolled at other universities to visit the Centre between January and December 2015.

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Human Rights and the Universal Periodic Review

Hilary Charlesworth and Emma Larking co-edit a new volume, entitled "Human Rights and the Universal Periodic Review".

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CIGJ Visitor Govinda Sharma on Nepal's Commission of Inquiry on Disappearances

CIGJ Visitor Govinda Sharma has written an Op Ed piece on Nepal's Commission of Inquiry on Disappearances.

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Regarding Rights blog - Tainted UN Peacekeepers: Reportage from the Ground

Can the UN allow its staff to violate human rights?

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Regarding Rights blog - Making reparation for Khmer Rouge crimes at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Representative justice process and tangible reparations may give new hope to victims of crimes

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The Centre for International Governance and Justice is dedicated to the study of theoretical and practical issues in international governance, human rights and social justice.The Centre is now home to Hilary Charlesworth’s ARC Laureate Fellowship project on ‘Rights, Regulation and Ritualism: Strengthening the International Human Rights System’ as well as ‘Peacebuilding Compared’, led by John Braithwaite, ‘The UN Security Council and the Rule of Law’, led by Jeremy Farrall and Hilary Charlesworth, and many other projects.

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Regarding Rights blog

Regarding Rights blog is an initiative by the Centre for International Governance and Justice that provides a forum for voices from activism and academia to comment on important issues in human rights.

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Updated:  14 January, 2013/Responsible Officer:  Director, Regulatory Institutions Network/Page Contact:  Director, Regulatory Institutions Network