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

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

Regarding Rights: Mourning the deaths of ‘the painter and the pastor’

11th May 2015

In this Regarding Rights blog post, former CIGJ Visiting PhD Scholar Yvette Selim writes about the deaths of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran. Yvette calls for a reconsideration of whose lives are worthy of mourning and for a broader focus on the saving of lives in other precarious situations.

Read the entire blog post on the Regarding Rights blog.

About Regarding Rights:

Regarding Rights is an initiative of the Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ). Under the auspices of Professor Hilary Charlesworth’s ARC Laureate Fellowship Project ‘Strengthening the international human rights system: rights, regulation and ritualism’, Regarding Rights provides a forum for voices from activism and academia to comment on important issues in human rights.

Interested contributors should contact the editors, Benjamin Authers and Emma Larking.

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