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Two Approaches to Human Rights Review in Post-War Sri Lanka by Jacinta Mulders, Centre for International Governance and Justice, ANU. Reprinted by special permission of Regarding Rights.
Jacinta Mulders is a research assistant at the Centre for International Governance and Justice at the Australian National University, where she works with Hilary Charlesworth, Dr Benjamin Authers and Dr Emma Larking on Professor Charlesworth’s ARC Laureate Fellowship project, ‘Strengthening the international human rights system: rights, regulation and ritualism’. Jacinta has worked as an arts journalist and as a lawyer in private commercial practice. Her writing has appeared in numerous Australian publications.
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Regarding Rights is an initiative of the Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ). Under the auspices of Professor Hilary Charlesworth’s ARC Laureate Fellowship Project ‘Strengthening the international human rights system: rights, regulation and ritualism’, Regarding Rights provides a forum for voices from activism and academia to comment on important issues in human rights.
Ben’s background is in law and literary studies, and his research examines how a variety of literary, legal, and political texts engage with the promises of human rights and humanitarianism, as well as the possibilities presented by cultural production for strengthening rights systems.
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