The Journal

Global Campus Human Rights Journal is established as a peer-reviewed bi-annual publication dedicated to serving as a forum for rigorous scholarly analysis, critical commentaries, and reports on recent developments pertaining to human rights and democratisation globally, particularly by adopting multi- and inter-disciplinary perspectives, and using comparative approaches. Global Campus Human Rights Journal also aims to serve as a forum for fostering interdisciplinary dialogue and collaboration between stakeholders, including academics, activists in human rights and democratisation, NGOs and civil society. It is an open access journal published under the auspices of the Global Campus of Regional Human Rights Masters, and is supported financially by the European Union Commission.

ISSN: 2532-1455

Editorial committee and International editorial advisory board

The Editorial Committee is composed of academics from the different Global Campus Regional Programmes, working under the guidance of Convening editor Frans Viljoen (University of Pretoria). An interdisciplinary International Editorial Advisory Board assists the editors in the review process and in guiding policy.

 
 

Editorial committee and International editorial advisory board - Volume 3 No 1

Editorial committee


Frans Viljoen
Convening editor
University of Pretoria

Mike Hayes
Co-editor
Mahidol University

Arusyak Aleksanyan
Co-editor
Yerevan State University

Isabeau de Meyer
Editorial assistant
University of Pretoria

International editorial advisory board


Juan Pablo Alban
Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador

Marco Borraccetti
University of Bologna

Vahan Bournazian
Yerevan State University

Nancy Cardinaux
University of Buenos Aires

Mudar Kassis
Birzeit University, Palestine

Asim Mujkic
University of Sarajevo

Esther Damalie Naggita-Musoke
Makerere University

Gerd Oberleitner
University of Graz

Sriprapha Petcharamesree
Mahidol University

Greeta Sangroula
Kathmandu School of Law, Nepal

 
 

Editorial committee and International editorial advisory board - Volume 2 No 1

Editorial committee


Frans Viljoen
Convening editor
University of Pretoria

Mike Hayes
Co-editor
Mahidol University

Arusyak Aleksanyan
Co-editor
Yerevan State University

Isabeau de Meyer
Editorial assistant
University of Pretoria

International editorial advisory board


Juan Pablo Alban
Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador

Marco Borraccetti
University of Bologna

Vahan Bournazian
Yerevan State University

Nancy Cardinaux
University of Buenos Aires

Mudar Kassis
Birzeit University, Palestine

Asim Mujkic
University of Sarajevo

Esther Damalie Naggita-Musoke
Makerere University

Gerd Oberleitner
University of Graz

Sriprapha Petcharamesree
Mahidol University

Greeta Sangroula
Kathmandu School of Law, Nepal

 
 

Editorial committee and International editorial advisory board - Volume 1 No 2

Editorial committee


Frans Viljoen
Convening editor
University of Pretoria

Matthew Mullen
Co-editor
Mahidol University

Anna Krasteva
Co-editor
New Bulgarian University

Isabeau de Meyer
Editorial assistant
University of Pretoria

International editorial advisory board


Ahmed Al Moatassem Alshorbagy
Alexandria University School of Law

Marco Borraccetti
University of Bologna

Vahan Bournazian
Yerevan State University

Nancy Cardinaux
University of Buenos Aires

Islam Ibrahim Chiha
Alexandria University School of Law

Carmen Marquez Carrasco
University of Seville

Asim Mujkic
University of Sarajevo

Esther Damalie Naggita-Musoke
Makerere University

Gerd Oberleitner
University of Graz

Sriprapha Petcharamesree
Mahidol University

George Novisi K Vukor-Quarshie
University of Venda

 
 

Editorial committee and International editorial advisory board - Volume 1 No 1

Editorial committee


Frans Viljoen
Convening editor
University of Pretoria

Matthew Mullen
Co-editor
Mahidol University

Vahan Bournazian
Co-editor
Yerevan State University

Georgina Wheadon
Assistant editor
University of Sydney

Isabeau de Meyer
Editorial assistant
University of Pretoria

International editorial advisory board


Ahmed Al Moatassem Alshorbagy
Alexandria University School of Law

Marco Borraccetti
University of Bologna

Vahan Bournazian
Yerevan State University

Nancy Cardinaux
University of Buenos Aires

Islam Ibrahim Chiha
Alexandria University School of Law

Carmen Marquez Carrasco
University of Seville

Asim Mujkic
University of Sarajevo

Esther Damalie Naggita-Musoke
Makerere University

Gerd Oberleitner
University of Graz

Sriprapha Petcharamesree
Mahidol University

George Novisi K Vukor-Quarshie
University of Venda

Collections

 
 

Volume 3 No 1

Contents

Editorial

Editorial of special focus: The influence of diaspora on democracy-building processes: Behavioural diversity
by Arusyak Aleksanyan

Introduction to special focus: The influence of diaspora on democracy-building processes
by Manfred Nowak

Articles

The ambivalent role of diaspora engagement for the homeland in the Balkans
by Adriano Remiddi, Mubina Alibašić, Sabiha Kapetanović, Emilija Davidović and Edima Zejnilović

Africa's democratic deficit: The role of the diaspora in bridging the gap between citizens and government
by Chaan Koang Tutlam, Joseph Geng Akech, Susan Chenai Mutambasere, Thabang Ramakhula and Usang Maria Assim

The political participation of the diaspora of the Middle East and North Africa before and after the Arab uprisings
by Chafic Sarsar, Cedric D’Hondt, Maria Teresia Di Lenna, Ali al-Khulidi and Suhail Taha

The European Union diaspora dilemma: To dodge or to dive in
by Sara Amorim, Elitsa Todorova, Alessia Vedano and Bernhard Wetschko

Diaspora and democratisation: Diversity of impact in Eastern Partnership countriesa
by Arusyak Aleksanyan, Varduhi Bejanyan, Carolina Dodon, Katsiaryna Maksimenko and Agabeg Simonian

The influence of the African diaspora on democracy-building processes in countries of residence
by Sabelo Gumedze

The Armenian community in Iran: Issues and emigration
by Gohar Iskandaryan

Book review

Ingrid Carlberg Raoul Wallenberg: The Man Who Saved Thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust
by Jan Mutton

 
 

Volume 2 No 1

Contents

Editorial

Articles

Citizen agency, human rights and economic development in the context of populism and new democratic leadership models in Latin America
by Héctor Santiago Mazzei

Sustainability of food systems: The role of legal and policy frameworks
by Nicholas W Orago

Freedom of religion and the securitisation of religious identity: An analysis of proposals impacting on freedom of religion following terrorist attacks in Flanders
by Willem Vancutsem

The development of Uganda’s military justice and the right to a fair trial: Old wine in new bottles?
by Ronald Naluwairo

The forced displacement of indigenous peoples in Colombia
by Felipe Gómez Isa

Recent Regional Developments

Human rights and democracy in the Arab world in 2017: Hopeless within, doomed abroad
by Hafsa Bennis, Razane Boustany, Anna Lucky Dalena, Henriette Josephine Gentil, Yasmine Jamal Hajar, Hind Sharif, Salma Sharif, Suhail Taha, Marta Welander and Martina Zucconi

Challenges to the European Union in 2017: Brexit implementation, populism, and the renewed attempt at advancing the social dimension of the European integration project
by Chiara Altafin and Wiebke Lamer

Selected developments in human rights and democratisation during 2017: Sub-Saharan Africa
by Michael Gyan Nyarko and Trésor Makunya

Selected regional developments in human rights and democratisation in the Asia Pacific during 2017: 'Diverse region with divergent stance'
by Ravi Prakash Vyas and Sachin Siwakoti

Regional perspectives on democratisation of Eastern Partnership countries
by Arusyak Aleksanyan

 

 
 

Volume 1 No 2

Contents

Editorial

Articles

Socio-economic development and resource redistribution as tools for conflict prevention and post-conflict peace building in fragile societies: A comparative analysis of Burundi and Rwanda
by Nicholas W Orago

Human rights violations in the ChevronTexaco case, Ecuador: Cultural genocide?
by Anna B Suman

Intractable conflicts in Africa: The international response to the Darfur and South Sudan crises
by Rodger Owiso, Elsabé Boshoff, Adiam Z Tsighe and Tapiwa M Mamhare

Special focus: Securisation

Editorial of special focus: Securitisation and its impact on human rights and human security
by Ana Krasteva

Introduction to Global Classroom on Securitisation
by Manfred Nowak

State security, securitisation and human security in Africa: The tensions, contradictions and hopes for reconciliation
by Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua, Tresor M Muhindo, Iruebafa Oyakhirome, Estella K Kabachwezi and Stephen Buabeng-Baidoo

The ‘mantra of stability’ versus human security in the post-Soviet space
by Sos Avetisyan, Vahan Abrahamyan, Marianna Chobanyan, Kostantyn Lyabuk and Walanga Nabi

Securitisation versus citizenship in the Balkan states: Populist and authoritarian misuses of security threats and civic responses
by Anna Krasteva and Nebojša Vladisavljević

From sleepwalking into surveillance societies to drifting into permanent securitisation: Mass surveillance, security and human rights in Europe
by Wiebke Lamer

The impact of securitisation on marginalised groups in the Asia Pacific: Humanising the threats to security in cases from the Philippines, Indonesia and China
by Eunha Kim, Jean Dinco, Louise Suamen, Mike Hayes and Tilman Papsch

Securitisation in the Arab region: A new form of kinship relations?
by Francisco Astudillo, Razane Boustany, Henriette Gentil, Mudar Kassis and Nora Taha

Securitisation and its impact on human rights in Latin America
by Diego Lopez

Recent Regional Developments

Selected regional developments in human rights and democratisation during 2016: Rights amid turmoil in the Arab region
by Ahmed Abdou, Fatima Barghouthi, Juan Bautista Cartes Rodrigues, Cedric d’Hondt, Jasmin Lilian Diab, Maria Teresia Di Lenna, Amr Dukmak, Lyn Eid, Joanna El Chakar, Khadiga Embaby, Maria Geagea, Ayla Ghaziri, Serina Hammond, Reham Jambi, Louise Lagarde, Angela L Timmermans, Elena Manfellotto, Giulia Pepoli, Lorena Sanchez Borland, Augustin Sauvadet and Ammar Younas

Selected developments in human rights and democratisation during 2016: Sub-Saharan Africa
by Michael G Nyarko

Selected regional developments in human rights and democratisation during 2016: Referendums on the rise in Europe: Powerful tool of the populists or a step towards increased citizen participation in EU politics?
by Chiara Altafin and Wiebke Lamer

Selected regional developments in human rights and democratisation in the Asia Pacific during 2016: Been ‘down’ so long, it looks like ‘up’ from here
by Mike Hayes

 
 

Volume 1 No 1

Contents

Editorial

Articles

Sovereign debt restructuring and the right to development: Challenges from an incomplete framework
by Daniel Kampel

The impact of the global financial crisis on the realisation of socio-economic rights in sub-Saharan Africa: An analysis based on the Millennium Development Goals framework and processes
by Nicholas W Orago

Market might in Factory Asia: The struggle to protect labour
by Matthew Mullen, Purwo Santoso, Joash Tapiheru and Elisabeth Valiente-Riedl

The economic crisis, debt and the impact on human rights: Eastern Partnership countries
by Vahan Bournazian, Mane Torosyan, Jolita Staselyte, Bogdan Banjac and Olga Chertilina

The impact of the economic crisis on human rights in Europe and the accountability of international institutions
by Lisa Ginsborg

Violence in transition: Reforms and rights in the Western Balkans
by Rachel Kurian and Ewa Charkievicz

Poderes regulatorios estatales en el pluralismo jurídico global
by Victor Abramovich

Recent Regional Developments

Selected developments in human rights and democratisation during 2015: Sub-Saharan Africa
by Magnus Killander, Ken Obura and Abiy Ashenafi

Selected developments in human rights and democratisation during 2015: Asia-Pacific
by Nur Azizah, Matthew Mullen and Swechhya Sangroula

Selected regional developments in human rights and democratisation during 2015: Middle East
by Carine Lahoud Tatar

Selected regional developments in human rights and democratisation during 2015: The Americas
by Jorge Taiana and Veronica Gomez