Policy publications

Human Rights

Equality and Human Rights Commission: Challenges and Opportunities (PDF, 292KB) This report summarises the one day workshop, which took place on 17 June 2011.

Parliament and Human Rights: Redressing the democratic deficit (PDF, 1.9MB) - by Murray Hunt, Hayley Hooper, and Paul Yowell. This publication was launched at a two-day conference in Westminster on the 17 and 18 April 2012. The keynote speaker on the second day of the conference was Lord McNally, Minister for Human Rights, and Deputy Leader of the House of Lords. A transcript of his speech is available (PDF, 193KB).

Lessons Learnt

"Islamic, Independent, Perfect and Strong" - Parsing the Taliban's Strategic Intentions, 2001-2011 (PDF, 558KB) - by Alex Strick van Linschoten and Felix Kuehn.

Terrorism and the Media (PDF, 470KB) - by Alexander Spencer.

Dissident Irish Republicans and British Security (PDF, 355KB) - by Aaron Edwards

Post-Mubarak developments within the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood (PDF, 326KB) - by Lorenzo Vidino.

Religious Education and Training Provided by Madrassas (PDF, 698KB) - by Sarah Ashraf

Assessing the Merits of Covert Intervention: Lessons from British Experiences in South Arabia (PDF, 589KB) - by Dr Rory Cormac

Adapting to the 'Arab Spring' (PDF, 637KB) - by Dr Kun-Chin Lin and Professor Rory Miller

Social Unrest in the Arab World: What did We Miss (PDF, 650KB) - by Timo Behr

Understanding instability: Lessons from the 'Arab Spring' (PDF, 653KB) - by Florence Gaub