Human rights

Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: Domestic Processes and Foreign Assistance

Cecilia Jacob, ed., Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: Domestic Processes and Foreign Assistance, Conference Report, Canberra: Department of International Relations, ANU.

Implementing the Responsibility to Protect conference report

The report from the Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: Domestic Processes and Foreign Assistance conference held in 2016 is now published

Important but De-centred: ASEAN's Role in the Southeast Asian Human Rights Space

Mathew Davies, ‘Important but De-centred: ASEAN’s Role in the Southeast Asian Human Rights Space’, TRaNS: Trans-Regional and -National Studies of Southeast Asia, 5(1) 2017: 99-119.

Does it matter who runs our offshore immigration detention centres?

The company that is responsible for running our offshore detention centres where asylum seekers harm themselves every four days could be sold to a Spanish company. Broadspectrum, formally known as Transfield, has been approached for a take-over by Madrid-based Ferrovial​. This bid raises some important questions about how foreign ownership will affect accountability and governance of the detention centres, as well as the treatment of the asylum seekers and refugees within them.

Steps Towards Achieving Inclusion for People with Disabilities in Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is one of the least developed countries in the Asia–Pacific region, ranked at 128 out of 187 countries on the 2014 Human Development Index. To help address high levels

The IHR (2005), Disease Surveillance, and the Individual in Global Health Politics

Sara E. Davies and Jeremy Youde, ‘The IHR (2005), Disease Surveillance, and the Individual in Global Health Politics’, International Journal of Human Rights, 17(1) 2013: 133‒51.

Mediating Risk through the International Health Regulations and Bio-Political Surveillance

Jeremy Youde, ‘Mediating Risk through the International Health Regulations and Bio-Political Surveillance’, Political Studies, 59(4) 2011: 813‒30.

Biosurveillance, Human Rights, and the Zombie Plague

Jeremy Youde, ‘Biosurveillance, Human Rights, and the Zombie Plague’, Global Change, Peace & Security, 24(1) 2012: 83‒93.

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