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About Thomas MacManus

Dr Thomas MacManus is a Research Fellow at Queen Mary University of London's School of Law and is an Executive Board Member of the International State Crime Initiative.  

Articles by Thomas MacManus

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Phoebe Braithwaite is openDemocracy’s submissions editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Military immunity: Colombia's moment of choice

Will Colombia force its military to face up to its past human rights abuses?  

Resisting the state from the inside and out: the Colombian Peace Community Model

The use of international norms coupled with the solidarity of international support has been a successful formula that has meant relative peace for the community for nearly 10 years.

Introducing: State crime and resistance

This week's theme concentrates not only on state crime but on the extraordinary variety of courageous civil society resistance generated by state violence and corruption.

How Qatar's hand casts Syrian shadows

As Qatar assumes an increasing role in the political diplomacy of the Middle East, its subtler interventions in Syria's civil war continue unquestioned.

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