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Cynthia Banham on CIA torture - what did Australia know?

There has been next to no interest in pressing current and former political leaders for accountability for Australia's part in CIA's use of torture. How can we explain this indifference?

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Rundown from the Regarding Rights blog

The year in review from Centre for International Governance and Justice blog Regarding Rights editors, Emma Larking and Ben Authers

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2015 human rights tertiary teachers' workshop

Call for registrations and expressions of interest to present.

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Papers from recent CIGJ events

Speaker papers from CIGJ events now available for download.

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Cynthia Banham submits thesis on torture, liberal democracies and the war on terror

Congratulations to Cynthia Banham on submitting her PhD thesis!

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Regarding Rights blog - Fighting government surveillance with industry transparency reports

Internet surveillance and regulation: transparency for whom and for what purposes?

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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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