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New book publication: Refugees and the myth of human rights: life outside the pale of the law

Refugees and the Myth of Human Rights: Life Outside the Pale of the Law by Emma Larking, CIGJ, RegNet

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Regarding Rights blog - UNHCR launches 10 year campaign to eradicate statelessness

There are at least 10 million stateless people worldwide, a situation described as “an affront to humanity”.

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Cynthia Banham on tolerating torture

RegNet PhD scholar Cynthia Banham's PhD thesis tests the assumption that open democracies will always respond to human rights violations against their own citizens.

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Applications for 2015 Visiting PhD scholar program close soon

The deadline for applications from talented Australian and international PhD scholars  to visit the Centre between January and December 2015 closes soon.

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Regarding Rights blog - De facto immunity for Kenyan President?

The case against the Kenyan President Uhuhu Kenyatta hangs on by a thread.

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Hilary Charlesworth at the LSE

Hilary Charlesworth presents ESIL public lecture as Shimizu Visiting Professor at the LSE

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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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