Editorial committee

Frans Viljoen
Convening editor
University of Pretoria

Matthew Mullen
Mahidol University

Anna Krasteva
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




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


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