Rule of Law | Archive | 2014
03 December 2014
Whistleblowing and the Rule of Law
Two controversial incidents of public disclosure of restricted information in recent years - the WikiLeaks release of confidential US State Department cables in 2010, and the leaking of classified National Security Agency documents by former NSA analyst Edward Snowden in 2013 – have forced various governments to grapple with a critical question: how, if at all, do acts of whistleblowing that break certain laws fit in a society that adheres to the rule of law?
01 December 2014
LexisNexis Rule of Law, Advancing Together 2014
Opening Letter from Advancing Together: Rule of Law Updates and Perspectives, Volume 3 Issue 2 December 2014.
27 November 2014
Giving a Voice to Human Rights
Kristy Fleming, CEO and Founder of Voice - a charity committed to giving a voice to marginalised and disempowered people - spoke to Capital Monitor of the work Voice undertakes in Cambodia.
21 November 2014
Jokowi's Example Lights Up Southeast Asia, Will He Beat the Odds?
Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous nation, has undergone a profound democratic transformation since the fall of the Soeharto regime in 1998.
16 November 2014
Supporting Voice: LexisNexis Cares Committee and LexisNexis Rule of Law Program
LexisNexis employees across the Pacific had the opportunity to enter 500 words or less explaining what they have done to help advance the rule of law for a chance to win a trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to visit the two crisis centres run by Voice.
14 November 2014
Crunch Time for Action on North Korea
Following years of adverse reports, and recent unsatisfactory experience during the Universal Periodic Review, the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva in May 2013, established a Commission of Inquiry (COI) on alleged human rights abuses in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) (North Korea).