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About Linda Briskman

Linda Briskman is Professor of Human Rights at Swinburne University of Technology in Australia. She is currently a Visiting Professor at the Center for Ethics and History of Medicine at Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

Articles by Linda Briskman

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Letter from Iran: diplomacy trumps hostility?

The signing of the accord and the eventual loosening of the shackles of sanctions is a remarkable exercise in peace-building through negotiation and diplomacy.

‘Terror Australis’: the language of Australia’s domestic war on terror

Australia’s politicians and press are ratcheting up a rhetoric of pure Islamophobia. These escalating tactics are aimed, as ever, at forcing a shift in the balance of freedom and security, in favour of the latter.

Letter from Australia to Britain: Trading in human misery - immigration and the "Malaysian solution"

Australia’s detention regime offers an ugly vision of where UK asylum policy may be headed

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