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.
Article Freedom of expression in turbulent times – comparative approaches to dangerous speech: the ECtHR and the US Supreme Court Theo Tsomidis
Sexual violence against women as a weapon of Rohingya genocide in Myanmar Afroza Anwary
Participation in child protection: empowering children in placement processes Rita Richter Nunes
The prevention of gender-based violence in Ethiopia in light of the three cycles UPR process Alebachew Birhanu Enyew, Alemu Dagnew Feleke & Zewdu Mengesha Bashahider
Water as a human right, water as a commodity: can SDG6 be a compromise? Imad Antoine Ibrahim
The death of neoliberalism? UK responses to the pandemic John Duncan
Heroes and hierarchies: the celebration and censure of victimhood in transitional justice Cheryl Lawther
Struggling for justice in post-authoritarian states: human rights protest in Indonesia Ken M. P. Setiawan