Drawing attention to the current state of Parliamentary and public access to the texts of formal arrangements between Australia and other countries that are of ‘less than treaty status’, especially memorandums of understanding (MOUs).
Democracy makes the settlement of territorial disputes more difficult, as it makes diplomacy more directly subordinate to public opinions. Greater efforts for sharing understanding on international law will help overcome these challenges.
This article critically examines the rise of forms of biometric health screening in relation to migrant bodies in Australia, highlighting concerns about stigma and privacy in an era of securitisation and information sharing across national borders.
Paul White discussed, among other things, a right to shelter and freedom of movement as well as the ‘safety, security, dignity’ framework which shape policy in camps and provision of services on the ground.
This workshop showcased the strength of expertise and diversity of scholarship across the University on conflict-related sexual violence by considering the importance of adopting positions that address and link up the spectrum of violence against women both at national and international levels.
This first comprehensive report documents the use of laws banning ‘terrorist organisations’ in the management of conflict with Al-Shabaab in Somalia, Hamas in the Occupied Palestinian territories, and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey, combining legal analysis with in-depth case studies.
Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives have become the default response to address so-called governance gaps, situations in which state actors are either unable or unwilling to provide basic rights for their citizen.
Reflections, Recommendations and Next Steps: This report details the outcomes of a workshop held in Phnom Penh on 28 November 2014 - on designing and implementing transformative reparations for sexual and gender-based violence.
Our first article for the student voice is by Georgie Richardson, Student Editor at the Australian Journal of Human Rights, on two proposed laws in Iran that could, if approved, restrict Iranian women’s sexual and reproductive rights.