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Using Law and Policy for Children’s Rights

By Amy Cooper, Research Assistant – ICCRP, PhD Student, Concordia University, Canada

Holly Doel-Mackaway, Expert Counsellor for Children, Indigenous Peoples and Gender, LAWASIA Human Rights Committee; Macquarie University, Australia

Natasha Blanchet-Cohen, Associate Professor, Concordia University, Canada 

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The 4th LAWASIA Human Rights Conference –Session 4: Cross-Border Efforts to Eradicate Gender Violence – Online Harassment of Women

By Yayoi Hasegawa: Lawyer in Japan

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The 4th LAWASIA Human Rights Conference 2023Concurrent Session 3 | Children’s Rights and Global Environmental Issues including Climate Change Summary

By Mami Ishida, Attorney-at-law in Japan

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The 4th LAWASIA Human Rights Conference – Session 2: The Role of Defence Lawyers & Bar Associations Towards Abolition of Death Penalty in Asia

By Teppei Ono, Lawyer in Japan

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The 4th LAWASIA Human Rights Conference – Plenary Session 2 | Promoting Access to Effective Remedy & Human Rights: The Role & Cooperation of Lawyers Beyond Borders

By Mina Kobayashi: Lawyer admitted in Japan and New York

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The 4th LAWASIA Human Rights Conference –Concurrent Session 1 | Remedying Human Rights Violations against Migrants & Refugees & the Role of Lawyers in the Asia-Pacific Region

By Yuko Kirimoto, Lawyer in Japan

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The 4th LAWASIA Human Rights Conference – Plenary Session 1: Armed Conflicts & Gross Violation of Human Rights: Bar Associations to Co-work for Victims

By Prof Yasushi Higashizawa: Lawyer in Japan

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The 4th LAWASIA Human Rights Conference 2023 – Welcoming Remarks.

By Mr Shanmuga Kanesalingamthe, Co-Chair of the LAWASIA Human Rights Committee

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Summary of the 4th LAWASIA Human Rights Conference 2023

By Chong Jen Hui, Senior Associate, Steven Thiru & Sudhar Partnership

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Equality before and in the law: an Australian perspective’Speech to the Azerbaijani Bar Association Conference | 1 June 2023

By Arthur Moses SC, LAWASIA ExCo Member & Co-Chair of the LAWASIA HR Committee

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‘A Human Rights Act for New South Wales?’Annual Hon Barry O’Keefe AM QC Memorial Lecture | 8 March 2023

By Arthur Moses SC, LAWASIA ExCo Member & Co-Chair of the LAWASIA HR Committee

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Judicial Independence and the Separation of Powers | Fiji Law Society Convention – Jan 2023

By Arthur Moses SC, New Chambers

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Summary of LAWASIA Human Rights Conference By Allyna Ng

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Children and Young People’s Human Rights in Today’s World – 21 May 2022

By Dr Holly Doel-Mackaway, Expert Counsellor, LAWASIA Human Rights Commitee

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How to Save a Bustard – 29 April 2022

By Ria Singh Sawhney, Secretary, LAWASIA Human Rights Committee & Sugandha Yadav, Publications Officer, LAWASIA Human Rights Committee 

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Colonial-era law that criminalises sexual conduct between consenting adult men remains intact following recent Singapore Court of Appeal decision – 31 March 2022

By Rebecca Preston, Secretary, LAWASIA Human Rights Committee

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Hong Kong and the Premature End of the One Country Two Systems Experiment – July 2020

By Mark Daly, Human Rights Lawyer

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