The Human Rights Reading Group is for PhD students and scholars interested in discussing ideas and issues in human rights law, theory and practice.
Clarke Jones and James Giggacher argue that the execution of Chan and Sukumaran could smother any hope other inmates have, impacting on the self-run rehabilitation programs and in the long-term, the rehabilitation of many other inmates.
Professor Bryan Stevenson, from NYU Law School and Director of the Equal Justice Initiative will be guest presenter at the Fifth Annual Human Rights Tertiary Teachers’ Wor
Professor Hilary Charlesworth has joined other senior legal academics to express support for Gillian Triggs, who has been subjected recently to what they describe as ‘relentless attacks’ in relation to the decision made by the Human Rights Commission.
Cynthia Banham writes about the USA appearing before the UN Committee Against Torture and admitting to the use of torture as a matter of policy after 11 September 2001.
According to veteran electoral administrator Michael Maley, elections are the biggest logistical events of peacetime.
The United Nations climate change talks will not save the planet by themselves, but they put important pressure on every nation to do its part writes RegNet Visiting Fellow, Dr Christian Downie.
Natasha Tusikov from the Baldy Centre for Law and Social Policy, State University of Buffalo (SUNY), poses important questions about the growing number of transparency reports published by internet firms in the wake of revelations about National Security Agency surveillance leaked by Edward Snowden .
Christoph Sperfeldt reports on the launching of a 10-year campaign to eradicate statelessness by the year 2024 by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Rosemary Gray provides an update on the International Criminal Court proceedings against Kenyan politicians for crimes against humanity allegedly committed during Kenya’s 2007-08 post-election violence.