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 Deadly force and denial: the military’s legacy in Mexico’s ‘war on drugs’ Javier Trevino-Rangel, Raúl Bejarano-Romero, Laura H. Atuesta & Sara Velázquez-Moreno
Preventing immigration detention of children: a comparative study of laws in 150 countries Jody Heymann, Amy Raub, Brianna Pierce, Michael McCormack, Corina Post & Aleta Sprague
Aid for justice? Analyzing the impact of foreign aid on recipient transitional justice implementation Marc Polizzi & Jeffrey King
Resilience in the context of conflict-related sexual violence: children as protective resources and wider implications Janine Natalya Clark
Constitutional rights and guarantees: the contrasting approaches of Australia and India Shaun Star & Arindam Bharadwaj
Investigating across borders: the right to the truth in an European context Howard Davis & Melanie Klinkner
Bill of rights for the 21st century: some lessons from the Internet Bill of Rights movement Kinfe Micheal Yilma
Human rights and care homes for older people: a typology of approaches from academic literature as a starting point for activist scholarship in human rights and institutional care Caroline Emmer De Albuquerque Green, Anthea Tinker & Jill Manthorpe
Privacy and the legalisation of mass surveillance: in search of a second wind for international human rights law Vera Rusinova