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Jon Altman on indigenous homelands under the hammer

12 March 2015

Emeritus Professor Jon Altman argues in an opinion piece published in Crikey on March 11 that the Prime Minister’s recent comments on indigenous Australians living in communities demonstrate no con

New CIGJ book launch at combined Gender Institute & IWD celebrations

06 March 2015

To mark its fourth anniversary and to celebrate International Women’s Day, The Gender Institute is hosting a public lecture, Erasing Women’s Differences?  Global Essentialisms and Intersectionality

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Regarding Rights blog - The Marwan Affair: ‘War on Terror’ Resurgent

05 March 2015

Force still trumps rights where counter-terrorism is concerned

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Clarke Jones on Abbott's new national security laws

04 March 2015

Clarke Jones’ latest opinion piece in The Age (March 4) argues that Tony Abbott’s government has shown little understanding of the underlying causes of terrorism.Clarke notes, ‘the government’s inc

Emma Larking on PM's attack on Gillian Triggs

02 March 2015

In this opinion piece published in the Canberra Times on February 27, Emma Larking argues that the government’s attacks against Gillian Triggs, the President of the Human Rights Commission have bac

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Regarding Rights blog - Reproductive rights victory and challenges ahead in the Inter-American region

02 March 2015

Ciara O’Connell from the University of Essex writes about recent developments in the Inter-American region.

Enhancing the Effectiveness and Capacity of the Shari’ah in the Bangsamoro and other Legal Reform Perspectives in Asia

Report from Mindanao - Enhancing the effectiveness and capacity of the Shari’ah in the Bangsamoro

27 February 2015

A three day seminar/workshop  entitled, Enhancing the Effectiveness and Capacity of the Shari’ah in the Bangsamoro and other Legal Reform Perspectives in Asia, was convened in Makati City,

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

25 February 2015

RegNet alumnus Cynthia Banham writes about the politics surrounding David Hicks’s return in The Guardian in her article, ‘Civil society’s expectations have always been low in the matter o

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Regarding Rights blog - time to reign in corporate colonisation

25 February 2015

Nathan Willis from Southern Cross University argues that it may be time to hold those responsible for corporate entities accountable for their companies’ actions abroad.

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Human Rights Reading Group: 2015 dates

20 February 2015

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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