‘Saya’ U Ko Ni: Myanmar’s Advocate for Constitutional Reform On 29 January 2017, U Ko Ni, a prominent lawyer and legal advisor to the National League for Democracy (NLD), was brutally assassinated at Yangon International Airport. He was returning from a trip to Indonesia with the Information Minister, U Pe Myint. His untimely death is anContinue reading “Myanmar’s Advocate for Constitutional Reform”
The Hague Journal on the Rule of Law has recently launched a Special Edition on the Development of the Rule of Law in East Asia. I have written an article on ‘Asian Legal Transplants and Rule of Law Reform: National Human Rights Commission in Myanmar and Indonesia’, which is available for download here. The abstract is as follows: TheContinue reading “National Human Rights Commissions in Myanmar, Indonesia”
The latest issue (volume 14 number 1) of the Australian Journal of Asian Law is now available on-line. There are a range of contributions, including: Articles1. Genders and Genetics: The Legal and Medical Regulation of Family Forms in Contemporary Japan – Vera Mackie2. Regulating Water Concessions in China: Towards a Transparent Pricing System – Wei Yan3. Legal Regulation of DecentContinue reading “Australian Journal of Asian Law: Issue 14(1)”
Ihave written an article on ‘Shifting Conceptions of State Regulation of Religion: The Indonesian Draft Law on Inter-religious Harmony’ (2013) Global Change, Peace and Security 1-18. This article seeks to understand how and why states regulate the activities or affairs of religious communities. It does so through a case study of the Indonesian Draft Law on Inter-religious Harmony.Continue reading “Indonesian Draft Law on Inter-religious Harmony”
Edition 13(2) of the Australian Journal of Asian Law is now available free online at SSRNIt includes: Sorcery, Law and the State: Governing the Black Arts in Indonesia, by Nicholas Herriman Defamation of Religion Law in Post-Reformasi Indonesia: Is Revision Possible? by Zainal Abidin Bagir Human Trafficking as a Violation of Human Rights: Obligations and Accountability of Mongolia, by Ulzijlkham EnkhbaatarContinue reading “Australian Journal of Asian Law – Edition 13(2)”
The Australian Journal of Asian Law is a forum for debate for scholars and professionals concerned with the laws and legal cultures of Asia. Articles published from Volume 13 onwards are available free online from the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). Volume 13(1) is now available.