April 2016

Timor-Leste tests the waters of UN law in maritime dispute with Australia (Channel News Asia, 23 April 2016)

Timor-Leste tests the waters of UN law in maritime dispute with Australia (Channel News Asia, 23 April 2016) Amid the tension of other ongoing maritime disputes in the region, particularly over the South China Sea, Timor-Leste’s Foreign Minister Hernani Coelho told Channel News Asia that this test of international maritime law would set an interesting…

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Thailand: UN human rights chief concerned over growing military role in Government (UN News, 22 April 2016)

Thailand: UN human rights chief concerned over growing military role in Government (UN News, 22 April 2016) The United Nations human rights chief has expressed growing concern about the military’s deepening role in Thailand’s civilian administration, as well as tight curbs on dissent, as the country prepares to vote on a final draft Constitution. “An…

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