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Maintaining and promoting the rule of law throughout the Commonwealth.
Monday 6th
16.00 - 17.30
Constitutionalism, Human Rights & the Rule of Law


Janeille Matthews

B3: Black Lives Matter in the Commonwealth

Commonwealth nations today—like all nations—face issues of discrimination and unequal treatment, with a sharp focus on policing and criminal justice.
Police reform was fundamental to South Africa’s transition from apartheid; Kenya a decade ago created an independent police complaints body with oversight powers; and the Independent Commission on Policing for Northern Ireland was seen as essential to enduring peace. Have these measures met the needs of communities who suffer most at the hands of police? How are Australia and Canada addressing the disproportionate incarceration of indigenous people? How do Commonwealth countries answer calls against police brutality and arbitrariness? This session will focus on current events and will examine the extent to which Commonwealth countries have implemented the 1979 Lusaka Declaration on Racism and Racial Prejudice.

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