International Journal of Human Rights
Volume 25, Issue 5 (2021)
ISSN: 1364-2987, EISSN: 1744-053X
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.
Cultural and language rights of minorities and indigenous peoples
Katerina Hatzikidi, Corinne Lennox & Alexandra Xanthaki
Cultural mediators and the protection of ethnic minority cultural rights: reflecting on successes and challenges around quilombo heritage in Brazil
On the interrelatedness of human rights, culture and religion: considering the significance of cultural rights in protecting the religious identity of China’s Uyghur minority
Intangible cultural heritage, inequalities and participation: who decides on heritage?
Language movements in Sri Lanka and Pakistan: exploring global conflicts of language and cultural rights with other human rights
An Ethnolinguistic conflict on the compulsory learning of the state languages in the republics of Russia: policies and discourses
Ekaterina Arutyunova & Konstantin Zamyatin
The role of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH Convention) in the protection of traditional forest-related knowledge (TFRK) of Amazonian indigenous peoples
Siu Lang Carrillo Yap
The New Zealand government’s response to the Wai 262 report: the first ten years