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Veronica Taylor and Imelda Deinla in Advance

09 July 2014

The Philippines is often seen as a democratic corner of Southeast Asia: authoritarian ex-military President Ferdinand Marcos was famously ousted through peaceful civilian protest in 1986 and Filipi

UN Human Rights Council ceiling (Image: Jean-Marc Ferré, Allegra Laboratory)

Regarding Rights: Refugees and Transitional Justice in Liberia

07 July 2014

Jacqueline Parry spent five months in the field exploring how refugees interacted with the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) as well as issues of transitional justice more broadly.

UN Human Rights Council ceiling (Image: Jean-Marc Ferré, Allegra Laboratory)

Regarding Rights Blog

16 April 2014

Regarding Rights is a forum for voices from activism and academia to comment on important issues in human rights.

Seized ivory tusks (Image: Ivy Allen/USFWS, flickr, CC BY 2.0 license)

Transnational Environmental Crime (TEC) Project

20 March 2014

On Friday 14 March a conference entitled Black trade, criminal networks and enforcement responses was held to mark the imminent end of the ANU’s Transnational Environmental Crime (TEC) Project.

Flagship Report Progress of the World's Women (Photo: UN Women, flickr)

The New United Nations "Gender Architecture": A Room with a View?

26 November 2013

CIGJ director Professor Hilary Charlesworth and Professor Christine Chinkin write on UN Women.

"Killing fields" Memborial, Cambodia (Image: UN Photo/John Isaac, flickr: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Justice a trial of time for Cambodians

30 May 2013

Victims of one of the worst genocides in human history are beginning to find compensation through a specially established criminal court, but lengthy legal proceedings are stalling justice.

CIGJ PhD student Jacky Parry wins prestigious award

21 March 2013

CIGJ PhD student, Jacky Parry, has been awarded a prestigious Arthur C. Helton Fellowship micro-grant by the American Society of International Law.

Climate change expert, Howard Bamsey, receives AM

22 February 2013

Adjunct Professor, Howard Bamsey, has been awarded an AM in the 2013 Order of Australia Honours announced on 26 January.

UN Human Rights Council ceiling (Image: Jean-Marc Ferré, Allegra Laboratory)

Launch of 'Regarding Rights': Human rights and ritualism blog

18 January 2013

Regarding Rights is the new human rights and ritualism blog launched by the Centre for International Governance and Justice.

Human Rights Reading Group: Next meeting Wednesday, July 11th

05 July 2012

The next meeting of the Human Rights Reading Group will be on Wednesday, July 11th, 10:30-noon, in room 3.19.  We'll be looking at two short articles, Giorgio Agamben's "Beyond Human

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