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Regarding Rights blog - De facto immunity for Kenyan President?

14 November 2014

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.

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Regarding Rights blog: Corporate gatekeepers on the internet

14 November 2014

Natasha Tusikov discusses the regulatory and surveillance practices of some of the largest U.S.-based Internet companies.

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Regarding Rights: The politics of Australian asylum and border policy

17 October 2014

Jonathan Kent writes about the challenges ahead for the Australian government’s asylum and border policy.

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Regarding Rights: Human Rights concerns over reinstated PNG death penalty

26 September 2014

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.

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Regarding Rights blog - Tainted UN Peacekeepers: Reportage from the Ground

29 August 2014

Mandira Sharma, Ingrid Massage, Suhas Chakma, Ben Schonveld and Kathryn Johnson report that here have been consistent reports of serious rights violations—in particular sexual exploitation and abuses — by peacekeepers.

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Regarding Rights: Making reparation for Khmer Rouge crimes at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

26 August 2014

Cheryl White delves into the Khmer Rouge trials and the part these trials may play giving new hope to victims of crimes in contexts where previously the hope of a meaningful remedy had been lost.

Image: Aerial view of Tacloban after Typhoon Haiyan by Russell Watkins/Department for International Development, flickr, CC BY 2.0

Climate change will widen the social and health gap

15 August 2014

Climate projections suggest that, thanks to human activity, we will likely see an increase in extreme weather events, disruptions to agriculture, loss of livelihoods and displacement of people.

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CIGJ PhD Scholar Nara Ganbat wins Civil Society Scholar Award

12 August 2014

Congratulations to CIGJ PhD Scholar, Nara Ganbat, who has been awarded a prestigious scholarship fro

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CIGJ PhD Candidate Cheryl White submits her PhD on Transitional Justice in Cambodia

07 August 2014

Congratulations to CIGJ PhD student Cheryl White, who has recently submitted her thesis on transitional justice in Cambodia.

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Regarding Rights: Equal freedom for all requires limiting freedom of expression

05 August 2014

Regarding Rights editor Dr Emma Larking takes a look at whether proposed amendments to the Racial Discrminiation Act will do anything to strengthen protection against racial discrimination.

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