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Regarding Rights blog - Róisín Burke

10th June 2015

In this Regarding Rights blog post, CIGJ Visitor Róisín Burke writes about sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers and their impunity arising from immunities granted to both civilian and military peacekeepers under the 1948 UN Convention on Privileges and Immunities.

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.

Tags: Human rights

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