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.
Natasha Tusikov discusses the regulatory and surveillance practices of some of the largest U.S.-based Internet companies.
Jonathan Kent writes about the challenges ahead for the Australian government’s asylum and border policy.
RegNet Visiting Fellow Dr Clarke Jones was part of a panel discussing the topic ‘War of ideas’.
Betheli O’Carroll reports on legislation amended in Papua New Guinea that extends the death penalty to cover more criminal offences despite studies showing that the death penalty does not act as a deterrent to crime.