Call for Papers: International Review of Human Rights Law: Submit by Sep 5

The International Review of Human Rights Law is an effort to address human rights issues around the world. It provides a platform to practitioners, academicians and students for discussing, critically examining and providing solutions to the human rights issues.

The journal encourages comparative, empirical and inter-disciplinary analysis. The journal publishes original scholarly works.

The works can be in the forms of articles, case notes, book reviews and responses. The journal is online, open-access and edited by students.

The journal invites submissions for its inaugural issue. The submission guidelines and review process are mentioned below.

Last date of Submission is 5 September 2015.

Submission Guidelines:

  1. Submissions have to be made only via email. Please send the manuscript to
  2. Use Times New Roman as font theme, Font Size – 12, Line Spacing – 1.5.  For footnotes use Times New Roman as font theme and 10 as font size.
  3. The submissions can be in the forms of Articles, Case Notes, Book Reviews and Responses to scholarly works published in law reviews or books.
  4. Length of Submissions (inclusive of footnotes): Article – 6000 – 10000 words; Case Note – 2500 – 3000 words; Book Review – 2000 – 3500 words; Response – 3500 – 4000 words.
  5. Please provide keywords in submissions. Submissions must contain an abstract of 150 – 300 words in total.
  6. Submissions must be accompanied by a covering letter containing academic qualifications of the author/authors.
  7. Authorship of papers is limited to two authors.
  8. Name of the author/authors must not be provided in submissions.
  9. The journal accepts Bluebook 19th edition, OSCOLA 4th edition and the citation style formulated by the journal.
  10. Submissions should be made in MS Word format (.doc).
  11. Submissions must not infringe the copyright or any other rights of any third parties.
  12. Submissions must not contain any obscene, offensive, defamatory or racially prejudiced materials.
  13. Author/authors will indemnify the journal in case of any infringement.

Review Process:

Author/authors will be informed within 15 days from the date of submission, regarding the Editorial Board’s decision to accept the submission for review process or not.

The review process will be rigorous and the journal expects author/authors to be available during the review process.

The Editorial Board will review submissions carefully on the criterion of scope, content, structure, research, analysis, creativity, accomplishment of the paper’s purpose and inclusion of counter – argument in submissions.

Submissions will be rejected if they are plagiarized. All the communications have to be through email only.

Last date of Submission is 5 September 2015.

Full details are HERE.

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