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.
Editorial The European Convention on Human Rights and other parts of international law Geir Ulfstein , Morten Ruud & Andreas Føllesdal
The ECHR and General International Law Interpretation of the ECHR in light of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties Geir Ulfstein
Interpretation of the human rights treaties by the International Court of Justice James Crawford & Amelia Keene
Evasion of the international law of state responsibility? The ECtHR’s jurisprudence on positive and preventive obligations under Article 3 Helen Keller & Reto Walther
The ECHR’s Relations With Other International Human Rights Regimes Interpreting the ECHR in its normative environment: interaction between the ECHR, the UN convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women and the UN convention on the rights of the child Vibeke Blaker Strand
The ECHR and EU Accession EU accession to the European Convention on Human Rights – challenges in the negotiations Tonje Meinich
The challenging relationship between the European Convention on Human Rights and the EU legal order: consequences of a delayed accession Martin Kuijer