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.
Articles Conscientious objectors seeking asylum: a comparative perspective Özgür H. Çɪnar
Securing economic livelihoods for Syrian refugees: the case for a human rights-based approach to the Jordan Compact Ala Al-Mahaidi
Otherness, oppression and empowerment of the indigenous towns in the inter-Andean alley (Ecuador) José L. Gurría Gascón , Nhora Magdalena Benítez Bastidas & Ana María Hernández Carretero
Truth commissions as tactical concessions: the curious case of Idi Amin Carla Winston
Reservations to human rights treaties in recommendations from the universal periodic review: an emerging practice? Frederick Cowell
Business actors and land restitution in the Colombian transition from armed conflict | Open Access Philipp Wesche
From ecocide to eco-sensitivity: ‘greening’ reparations at the International Criminal Court Rachel Killean
The social and human rights models of disability: towards a complementarity thesis | Open Access Anna Lawson & Angharad E. Beckett