Conflict and Human Rights

UN Arms Trade Treaty opens for signature

UN Arms Trade Treaty opens for signature

The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), adopted by the UN General Assembly on 2 April 2013, was opened for ...
Between a Crocodile and a Snake: Racism and religious intolerance in Burma

Between a Crocodile and a Snake: Racism and religious intolerance in Burma

By Benedict Rogers Benedict Rogers will be speaking in Oxford this Thursday, 2 May.  Click here for more ...
Killer Robots in the Cross-hairs of New NGO Campaign

Killer Robots in the Cross-hairs of New NGO Campaign

By Conor Fortune It has all the trappings of a sci-fi film. A life-size, talking robot stands outside ...
The Arms Trade Treaty: A Small Step Forward

The Arms Trade Treaty: A Small Step Forward

Following Dr Gilles Giacca's post last Monday on the Arms Trade Treaty, Dr. Laurence Lustgarten argues that the ...
The Iran Tribunal: The Case of the Court with Neither Power nor Jurisdiction

The Iran Tribunal: The Case of the Court with Neither Power nor Jurisdiction

Olinga Tahzib assesses the impact of the Iran Tribunal in promoting a culture of human rights in Iran. The mass ...
The Arms Trade Treaty: A Historic Achievement

The Arms Trade Treaty: A Historic Achievement

Last month Dr Gilles Giacca wrote on the progress of the Arms Trade Negotiations recently held in New York.  ...
So Near and Yet So Far: The International Arms Trade Treaty and Human Rights

So Near and Yet So Far: The International Arms Trade Treaty and Human Rights

By Dr Gilles Giacca - The renewed United Nations Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty opened on 18 March 2013 ...
The Challenge of Human Security

The Challenge of Human Security

By John Bond OAM In September 2012 the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on Human Security, which it ...
Development and Conflict

Development and Conflict

One does not need to look for long for examples of conflict impacting on development.  Take the case of Mali: a ...

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