law and justice

The journey to justice in the international criminal court is long and complex, and the appeal to blame individuals can overlook victims’ diverse needs.

(more…)

Reaction to the ICC’s potential arrest warrants for Hamas and Israeli leaders focus too much on the accused and not enough on what they’re accused of.

(more…)

Australian researchers urge prioritising evidence-based solutions and incorporating Indigenous experiences to tackle rising gender-based violence cases.

(more…)

Freedom of the press, a cornerstone of democracy, is under attack around the world, just when we need it more than ever.

(more…)

An Indonesian Supreme Court decision has made it harder for interfaith couples to have their marriages recognised.

(more…)

Vladimir Putin will remain as President of Russia. Opposition candidates never had a chance, so what hope is there of turning back the tide on authoritarians.

(more…)

Through the lens of QAnon and the January 6 United States Capitol attack, Professor Siva Vaidyanathan explains the attraction of conspiracy theories.

(more…)

Gender-based violence remains widespread. The good news is, it’s preventable — and these advances in law, tech, and other sectors are helping the cause.

(more…)

Decades since the Global 16 Days Campaign began, violence against women remains rife — and a significant barrier to achieving true gender equality.

(more…)

Early intervention and external oversight are two effective ways to keep police behaviour in check and nip problems in the bud.

(more…)

To ensure police accountability, there needs to be multiple, transparent bodies involved, each with distinct roles and with the public interest at heart.

(more…)