Monthly Archives: February 2013

Feb 25 2013

Humanitarian Crisis looms in Kachin conflict: Implications for Myanmar’s reform process

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By Dr D. B. Alistair Cook, Visiting Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute.   Recent reports of reforms in Myanmar have been overwhelmingly positive. However there remain some serious concerns around them. The current conflict in Kachin state is … Continue reading

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Feb 22 2013

Uruguay’s culture of impunity continues to rear its head

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By Pierre-Louis Le Goff, APDH Argentina and Dr Francesca Lessa, University of Oxford and LSE IDEAS.   The decision by Uruguay’s Supreme Court of Justice to transfer Judge Mariana Mota is evidence that the country’s culture of impunity for the … Continue reading

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Feb 21 2013

Serbia after the elections: an unstable balance?

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By Dr Vladimir Unkovski-Korica, Teaching Fellow at the International History Department, LSE   The victory of Tomislav Nikolić in the presidential elections in Serbia last May surprised and worried commentators. For a long time, Nikolić had acted as deputy leader … Continue reading

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