Call for Papers: International Review of Human Rights Law

Call for Papers: International Review of Human Rights Law

The International Review of Human Rights Law is an annual, online and open-access law journal. The journal is an effort to address human rights issues around the world. The journal accepts original scholarly works on all human rights issues by practitioners, academics and students. The works can be in the form of articles, case notes, book reviews and responses. The journal encourages a comparative and empirical analysis of the human rights issues.

The International Review of Human Rights Law was assigned International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) 2455 – 8648 on 19 April 2016.

The journal invites submissions for its Third Issue.  The Third Issue will be released in February 2018. The last date of submission is 5 September 2017.


Submission Guidelines:


  1. Submissions must be made via email. Please send manuscript to 
    managingeditor.irhrl@gmail.com

  2. Use Times New Roman as font theme, 12 as font size and 1.5 line spacing. For footnotes use Times New Roman as font theme, 10 as font size and single spacing.

  3. The submissions can be in the form 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 – 5000 – 10000 words

  • Case Note – 2500 – 3000 words

  • Book Review – 2000 – 3500 words

  • Response – 3500 – 4000 words



  1. Please provide keywords in the submissions. The submissions must contain an abstract of 200 words in total. The submissions must be accompanied by a covering letter containing academic qualifications of the author/authors in brief.

  2. Co-Authorship of papers is limited to two authors. Name of the author/authors must not be provided in the submissions. The journal accepts Bluebook 19th edition, OSCOLA 4th edition and the Citation Guidelines of the journal.

  3. The submissions should be made in MS Word format (.doc). The submissions must not infringe copyright or any other rights of any third parties.

  4. The submissions must not contain any obscene, defamatory or discriminatory material. The author/authors will indemnify the journal in case of any infringement.

  5. Decision on acceptance of the submissions will be communicated to the author/authors within 15 days from the date of submissions.


Submission Procedure and Contact:

Email Id – managingeditor.irhrl@gmail.com
Website – www.irhrl.com