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.
In two recent opinion pieces in The Nation and The Myanmar Times, RegNet PhD scholar Naing Ko Ko looks at the launch of the Myanmar corruption commission, identifying five steps necessary to create
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.
Regarding Rights: Making reparation for Khmer Rouge crimes at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia26 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.
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.
Congratulations to CIGJ PhD Scholar, Nara Ganbat, who has been awarded a prestigious scholarship from the Open Society Foundations: the Civil Society Scholarship. Nara's application was review
Congratulations to CIGJ PhD student Cheryl White, who has recently submitted her thesis on transitional justice in Cambodia.
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.
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