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Archive of posts tagged 'evidence'

Submission to Sri Lanka`s Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms

May 6, 2016

This submission to Sri Lanka’s Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms summarises views expressed by a group of 16 victims and witnesses of serious crimes allegedly committed during the Sri Lankan civil war who now reside in Australia. 

The role of documentation in Sri Lanka’s transitional justice process

May 6, 2016

This submission explains how documentation of evidence is vital in Sri Lanka’s transitional justice process, and the key role that civil society can play in the documentation process. 

Island of impunity? Investigation into international crimes in the final stages of the Sri Lankan civil war

February 12, 2014

The report, Island of impunity? Investigation into international crimes in the final stages of the Sri Lankan civil war, was produced by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre’s (PIAC’s) International Crimes Evidence Project (ICEP).  The report sheds new light on some … read more

NSW Law Reform Commission – Encouraging appropriate early guilty pleas: models for discussion

January 2, 2014

This submission responds to the NSW Law Reform Commission Consultation Paper 15: – Encouraging appropriate early guilty pleas. This submission is informed by the casework of HPLS, and identifies two main areas which warrant attention in order to encourage appropriate … read more

A privileged profession? Shield laws and the Evidence Act.

July 13, 2010

The Evidence Amendment (Journalists’ Privilege) Bill 2009 (Cth), inserts a new objects clause at the beginning of the Commonwealth Evidence Act. The public interest recognised in the Bill is limited to the media having access to sources of facts for … read more

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