24 Feb 2016
In This Corner...The Apple v FBI Cage Match
Author: Lawrence Husick
Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
This commentary reviews the dispute between the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Apple, Inc over divulging the contents of a mobile device used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists, Syed Rizwan Farook.
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A Conceptual Framework for Dealing with the Past
How should a society deal holistically with past traumas, particularly when trying to hold the perpetrators of mass human rights violations to account? This paper argues that it should subscribe to four principles or pillars -- the right to know; the...
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Building Freedom? Securing Constitutionalism and Civil Liberties in Africa
Author: Terence Corrigan
South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)
Many people have hailed Africa’s turn towards electoral democracy over the past three decades, but the reality is that the continent hasn’t purged itself of its authoritarian impulses.
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Institutionally Blind? International Organisations and Human Rights Abuses in the Former Soviet Union
Author: Anna Chernova, Rilka Dragneva, Charles Hecker, Adam Hug, Gubad Ibadoglu, Florian Irminger, Hrant Kostanyan, Kate Levine, Libby McVeigh, Beata Martin-Rozumilowicz, Tinatin Tsertsvadze, Rebecca Vincent
Foreign Policy Centre (FPC)
This publication argues that some of the major international institutions that engage with the former Soviet Union (the EU, OSCE, Council of Europe, CIS, UN, INTERPOL, EITI, etc.
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European Union Data Protection and External Trade: Having the Best of Both Worlds?
Author: Annegret Bendiek, Evita Schmieg
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
This commentary looks at the EU’s data protection challenges, particularly when applied to external digital trade.
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South Sudan’s Peace Process: Reinvigorating the Transition
Author: Donald Booth
In this transcript, the US Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, Ambassador Donald Booth, discusses the preliminary peace agreement signed in August 2015 by Salva Kiir, South Sudan's President, and Riek Machar.
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