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Cynthia Banham on civil society expectations in the case of David Hicks

The campaign for David Hicks was always about politics, not accountability, which is why interest dwindled upon his return home.

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Regarding Rights blog - time to reign in corporate colonisation

To what extent should company directors be held personally accountable in cases in which the corporation that they steward profits from serious human rights violations?

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Human Rights Reading Group: 2015 dates

The Human Rights Reading Group is for PhD students and scholars interested in discussing ideas and issues in human rights law, theory and practice.

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Hilary Charlesworth speaks out in support of Gillian Triggs and the Forgotten Children Report

Call for the Government to engage with the Report respectfully.

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Bryan Stevenson guest speaker at 2015 human rights tertiary teachers' workshop

Professor Bryan Stevenson from NYU Law School and Director of the Equal Justice Initiative will be guest presenter at the 2015 Annual Human Rights Tertiary Teachers’ Workshop.

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New book publication:Human rights and the universal periodic review: rituals and ritualism

Human Rights and the Universal Periodic Review: Rituals and Ritualism edited by Hilary Charlesworth and Emma Larking, CIGJ, RegNet

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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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Ten Years of the ACT Human Rights Act

On 1 July 2014, CIGJ co-hosted a conference with the ACT Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner, celebrating the tenth anniversary of the ACT Human Rights Act.

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