The International Journal of Human Rights covers an exceptionally broad spectrum of human rights issues: human rights and the law, race, religion, gender, children, class, refugees and immigration. In addition to these general areas, the journal publishes articles and reports on the human rights aspects of: genocide, torture, capital punishment and the laws of war and war crimes. To encourage debate, the editors publish Forum pieces and discussion papers from authorative writers in the field. They also welcome comments, reflections, thematic essays and review articles and critical surveys of the literature.
The journal is essential reading for academics and students of political science and international law, officers in relevant NGOs, lawyers, politicians and civil servants, human rights activists, and the interested general public.
The culturalisation of indigeneity: the Palestinian-Bedouin of the Naqab and indigenous rights Lana Tatour
Habeas corpus as a remedy for deprivation of the right to personal liberty: contemporary developments in Canada and South Africa Chuks Okpaluba & Anthony O. Nwafor
Judgements of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights concerning indigenous and tribal land rights in Suriname: new approaches to stimulating full compliance Jeanice L. Koorndijk
Gbagbo’s lost bet: when inviting external judicial scrutiny backfires Marco Bocchese
Subversion of transitional justice in Thailand: transitional injustice in the case of the ‘Red Shirts’ Siwach Sripokangkul
The consequentialist reasoning of the security State and the contemporary interpretation of 2 by the European Court of Human Rights: eroding the lethal force principles in policing operations Cillian Blake
Organised hypocrisy? The implementation of the international indigenous rights regime in Sweden Ulf Mörkenstam