Issue 2, 2016

Contributions include an article on deference claims and recent deportation cases in the Human Rights Committee, and an article on the development of norms and an international legal framework on prohibition of child soldiers. The issue also features an article on the freedom of speech debate in Norway after 22 July, and an article which analyses the Norwegian Immigration Appeals Board’s assessments of asylum-seeking children’s affiliation to Norway. Articles are available from Taylor & Francis for download.

Nordic Journal of Human Rights

(2016) Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 73-145.


Viljam Engstrøm – ‘Deference and the Human Rights Committee’, pp 73-88.

Iuliia Kononenko – ‘Prohibiting the Use of Child Soldiers: Contested Norm in Contemporary Human Rights Discourse’ pp 89-103.

Henrik Syse and Odin Lysaker – ‘The Dignity in Free Speech: Civility Norms in Post-Terror Societies’ pp 104-123.

Janne Thu Ilstad and Hilde Bondevik – ‘Asylum-seeking Children: Affiliation to Norway or the ‘Home Country’’, pp 124-137.

Book Reviews

‘The Changing Nature of Religious Rights under International Law’ (red.) Malcolm D. Evans, Peter Petkoff og Julian Rivers -  review by Helge Årsheim, pp 138-140.        

‘A commentary on the Paris Principles on National Human Rights Institutions’, Gauthier de Beco and Rachel Murray - review by Richard Carver, pp 141-142.           

‘After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy’, Elin Skarr, Camila Gianella Malca, and Trine Eide” -  review by Geoffrey T. Dancy, pp 143-145.

By Anne Christine Lie
Published Aug. 15, 2016 12:10 PM - Last modified June 2, 2017 10:47 AM