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 In the shadow of Canadian imperialism? Strategic human rights litigation in Guatemala (2009–2019) Marc-André Anzueto
Reversing the burden of proof before human rights bodies Christopher Roberts
The relationship between human rights and refugee protection: an empirical analysis Lamis Abdelaaty
Forced marriages as a tool of genocide: the Armenian case Edita Gzoyan & Regina Galustyan
Unaccompanied asylum-seeking youth in Greece: protection, liberation and criminalisation Bella Kovner, Adar Zehavi & Daphna Golan
The Polish model of civil post-conviction preventive detention in the light of the European Convention on Human Rights Marcin Szwed
Migration and dignity – relocation and adaptation in the face of climate change displacement in the Pacific – a human rights perspective Jakob Schou Kupferberg
From Paris to Venice: the international standard of the ombudsman’s independence revisited Dawid Sześciło & Stanisław Zakroczymski
Open grazing legislations and the protection of ethnic minority rights in Nigeria Kasim Balarabe
Breach of Afghanistan’s international obligations using the due diligence standard to combat violence against women Sebghatullah Qazi Zada