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Author Archives: Zaneta Sedíleková

Zaneta Sedilekova was a research assistant at the HSC in the Human Rights and Conflict Resolution research division. Zaneta’s main areas of interest include Human Rights and conflict resolution, extraterritorial aspect of jurisdiction, humanitarian interventions and Responsibility to Protect.

Responses to conflict electronics: study of the Democratic Republic of Congo

In the age of globalisation, corporate responsibility can be a highly contentious issue. On the one hand, corporations can create job opportunities, increase gross domestic product and overall quality of life in countries where they are officially incorporated. On the other hand, extraction of natural resources from developing countries often contributes to destabilisation of the official governmental structure and gross violations of Human Rights. The positive impacts of corporate activity in one state make corporate criminal responsibility in another state a politically sensitive issue.

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Where Does Egypt Stand in its Transition Towards Democracy?

June 2013 saw the second turnover in the Egyptian democratic transition when millions of people gathered on the streets of Cairo to demand an immediate resignation of the first democratically elected Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi. Morsi’s one year tenure was marked by increasing authoritarianism and islamisation, which were both reflected in the draft constitution introduced by the Morsi Government in November 2013 (the 2013 constitution).

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