Asylum for persecuted homosexuals in the Republic of Korea

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The Human Protection Hub has added a new article, originally posted in Forced Migration Review. The interesting article looks at two seperate cases of asylum seekers from Pakistan and Nigeria and their plea for refuge in South Korea.   You can read the whole article here: Asylum for persecuted homosexuals in the Republic of Korea

Our students among Brisbane ambassadors

A group of six students pictured with Mayor Graham Quirk (centre).
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Four students from Griffith University have been named by Lord Mayor Graham Quirk as 2013 Brisbane International Student Ambassadors. “Brisbane has 33 passionate new advocates from 29 countries. They will share what it’s like to study and live in our city,” Cr Quirk said at the City Hall ceremony. “The Griffith University ambassadors include the […]

North Korea’s changing nuclear posture

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Prof. Andrew O’Neil looks at three possible scenarios for Kim Jong-un to use nuclear weapons in his latest article published by The Strategist.   “Recent posts by Tanya Ogilvie-White, Ron Huisken, and Rod Lyon provide stimulating perspectives on North Korea’s evolving strategy and international responses to it. The lion’s share of recent commentary on North […]

Optimism over North Korean bluff dims by the day

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Professor Andrew O’Neil discusses the possibility that the recent threats by North Korea could escalate. He takes a look at the capabilities of North Korea, in terms of nuclear weapons. According the Prof. O’Neil if the North Korean’s launch a threatening attack on South Korea or the US it will not be ignored.   You […]

Engagement with North Korea is the best Policy Option.

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Griffith Asia Institute was pleased to host Dr Jong Kun Choi, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and International Studies and Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Public Administration, Yonsei University on the 7 February 2013. Dr Choi spoke to researchers and students about engagement policy and how this policy is still the best […]

Griffith to host world golf conference

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The Gold Coast is moving up the ladder of Asian golf’s major centres after Griffith snares the right to host the 2014 World Scientific Conference on Golf (WSCG). The event, set to be held at the Gold Coast’s Royal Pines Resort has previously been held every four years at either St Andrews in Scotland or […]