April 2017

April 26th, 2017

Are Rohingya Muslims Facing Genocide?

Olivia Anderson Junior Essay Entry – 3rd Place It can be stated that Rohingya Muslims, who reside in Burma (Ali, 2016b), are facing a genocide....

April 26th, 2017

HART works on human rights issues that often go overlooked. In relation to HART’s work in India, why can traditions be inhibitive to the economic empowerment of women and Sustainable Development Goals 5 and 1?

Jenny Raw Junior Essay Entry – 2nd Prize ‘The strength, industry and wisdom of women remain humanity’s greatest untapped resource....

April 26th, 2017

Dreaming of Peace Again: South Sudan’s Search for Security and the Role of the International Community

John Chua Junior Essay Entry –  1st Prize “A day of triumph for all who cherish the rights of all people to govern themselves in liberty and law.”...

April 26th, 2017

Fighting Forced Marriage and Pregnancy in Northern Uganda

Caitlin Dykes Senior Essay Entry – 2nd Prize Last year marked an unprecedented event in international justice, with the commencing of the trial of Dominic Ongwen at the International Criminal Court....

April 26th, 2017

Hidden on the Ground: Exploring the Failure to Acknowledge and Address Sexual Violence Against Men in Uganda

Eleanor Sheerin Senior Essay  Entry – 3rd Prize Sexual violence committed in the context and furtherance of armed conflict is hardly a new phenomenon, but over the recent decades it has progressed exponentially; from being perceived as merely ‘the spoils of war’ to now being codified in international law as a war crime....

April 26th, 2017

Myanmar’s democratic transition; the risks of complacency in the post-election period

Rachel Carlile Senior Essay Entry – 1st Prize In 2015 Myanmar experienced significant political development, as free and open elections were held across the country....
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