Dr Alperhan Babacan is the Program Director for the Juris Doctor Program at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. He holds degrees in Law and Political Science and a PhD from RMIT University. He has worked as a lawyer, a researcher and an academic. Dr Babacan’s research mainly revolves around human rights law. He has published in national and international journals and has written several books on human rights.Dr Hussein Tahiri completed his PhD in Political Science at the University of Melbourne, Australia, in 2001. He has worked as a Lecturer in Middle Eastern Politics. He is a commentator on Middle Eastern affairs and has widely published in the Australian and international media. Dr Tahiri is currently an Adjunct Research Associate at the School of Political and Social Inquiry at Monash University.