International Journal of Human Rights

The International Journal of Human Rights is the official journal of the HRRN. IJHR is a peer-reviewed journal that produces eight issues per year.

The IJHR covers a broad spectrum of human rights issues including 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. 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.

All primary research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and evaluation by at least one anonymous referee. Review articles, comment pieces, and reports are assessed by the journal’s editors.

The journal welcomes submissions of proposals for Special Issues. Please click here for further information and guidelines on submission.