Category Archive: Transformation

Ending the Political Transition? Analysing the Nepal elections from an inclusion perspective

Following a decade long Maoist insurgency (1996-2005) and the peace process that followed it, Nepal elected political representatives at all three levels of government: the local election held in three phases, followed by election for seven provincial assemblies, and the lower house of federal parliament between May and December 2017. The last election for local […]

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Paying for peace in Presevo

This post by Laura Wise, PSRP researcher, was first published by Transconflict on 26 October 2016. It analyses the recent agreement on providing Albanian-language textbooks for schools in southern Serbia, and suggests that lessons have been learned from previous relations between Serbia’s Albanian minority, Kosovo, and Albania, and on the role that kin-states can play […]

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Forced Nudity: What International Law and Practice Tell Us

This post by PSRP Researcher, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, was first published by Just Security on 1 June 2016. Click here to view the original blog on the Just Security website. A number of weeks ago it was revealed that CIA operatives systematically photographed detainees who were being held as part of the “war on terror” while […]

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Oversold and under recognised: a reflection on the ICTY

Oversold and under recognised: a reflection on the ICTY By Andy Aitchison, Lecturer in Criminology, University of Edinburgh In March, the chambers of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) chambers delivered two high profile judgements one week apart: judges found Radovan Karadžić guilty across 10 counts, including genocide; Vojislav Šešelj was acquitted. Reactions to the former […]

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