Human rights

Trust in short supply when there are no shared values

Communist China is based on principles far removed from those we understand.

Between a Rock and a Hard Place – Immunities of the United Nations and Human Rights

Rosa Freedman and Nicolas Lemay-Hébert, ‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place – Immunities of the United Nations and Human Rights’, in Tom Ruys, Nicolas Angelet, and Luca Ferro, eds, The Cambridge H

Towards an Alternative Interpretation of UN Immunity: A Human Rights-Based Approach to the Haiti Cholera Case

Rosa Freedman and Nicolas Lemay-Hébert, ‘Towards an Alternative Interpretation of UN Immunity: A Human Rights-Based Approach to the Haiti Cholera Case’, Questions of International Law, 8(1

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, July 201

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.

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