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Published Jan. 21, 2016 3:19 PM

With very topically diverse contributions, Issue 2, 2015 includes analysis of sub-national human rights institutions; transitional justice challenges in the Former Yugoslavia; and topical issues to human rights and business. Articles are available from Taylor & Francis for download.

Published Mar. 25, 2015 4:21 PM

Issue 1, 2015 features Judge Robert Spano's Torkel Opsahl Memorial Lecture. Other contributions include analysis on the cooperation between the European Court of Human Rights and Norwegian courts; human rights implications in the use of biofuels in the EU; and minority rights in the EU five years after the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty. Articles are available from Taylor & Francis for download.

Published Dec. 5, 2014 12:19 PM

With Guest Editors, Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso and Hans-Otto Sano, this Special Issue on Human Rights-Based Change and the Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights seeks to provide insight into how human rights-based approaches have contributed to change. It examines traditional and innovative ways of mainstreaming and institutionalising human right in judicial, bureaucratic and organisational processes in development work. Article are available from Taylor & Francis for download.

Published Oct. 17, 2014 9:42 AM

Issue 3 explores the use of internally displaced persons; the protection of ownership rights in Norwegian building and planning laws; framing actors in human rights debates; and human rights-based approaches to climate change. Articles are available from Taylor & Francis for download.

Published June 26, 2014 9:20 AM

This Special Issue, Fragmentation in International Human Rights Law - Beyond Conflict of Law, explores the consequences of institutional fragmentation within international human rights law. Employing a functionalist comparative law methodology, the right to privacy and family life, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and freedom of association are analysed. Articles are available from Taylor & Francis for download.


Published Apr. 28, 2014 9:49 AM

This Issue of the Nordic Journal features Manfred Nowak's 2013 Torkel Opsahl Memorial Lecture in addition to articles on the impact of UN human rights treaty bodies; the application of human rights to neoclassical economics; and Norway's ratification to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Articles are available from Taylor & Francis for download.

Published Feb. 10, 2014 10:41 AM

Issue 4 consists of a Special Section on Fragile Democracies, edited by Leiry Cornejo Chavez and Andreas Føllesdal. Do regional human rights courts strengthen democracy? If so, under what circumstances does this occur?  Articles are available from for download.

Published Feb. 10, 2014 10:06 AM

Guest edited by Michael Ashley Stein, the Special Section on Disability and Development offers insightful and practical guidance to disability inclusive programming in development aid and humanitarian relief. Additional articles discuss human rights principles and indicators; fulfilling nursing home residents’ right to food; and open access and the right to benefit from scientific progress. Articles are available from for download.

Published June 12, 2013 10:44 AM

With Guest Editors Elin Skaar and Astri Suhrke, this Special Issue examines the social, political and judicial forces behind the creation and operation of transitional justice mechanisms after violent conflict. Articles are available from for download.

Published Mar. 15, 2013 1:52 PM

Issue 1 of the NJHR explores topics on genetically modified foods and the right to food, the European Court of Human Rights and the Interlaken, Izmir and Brighton Declarations, National Human Rights Institutions and their role in monitoring human rights and participation in health reform in Colombia. Articles are availble at for download.

Published Jan. 22, 2013 4:49 PM

This Issue of the Nordic Journal features articles on interim measures and the European Court of Human Rights; the Russian Orthodox Church; Imprisonment and Internet Access and finally, Rascist and Discriminatory Speech in Norway. This Issue is available directly from

Published Sep. 21, 2012 2:17 PM

Featuring articles on Norway, Sweden and Finland and the ILO Convention 169; Complimentary protection and the Finnish Aliens Act; and Indonesian Blasphemy Law 

Published Sep. 21, 2012 2:08 PM

Featuring articles examining Human rights and human development; Due diligence and harmful traditional practices; and the psycho-social correlates of the support of torture 

Published Sep. 21, 2012 2:02 PM

Featuring research on the media and access to information in China and Vietnam; Conceptions of anti-discrimination; and the constitutionalisation of Islam in Afghanistan, Iran and Iraq

Published Sep. 21, 2012 1:50 PM

Sexuality rights under the ECHR; the Finnmark Act of 2005; and the concluding articles of the Waiver and Human Rights series

Published Sep. 20, 2012 4:58 PM

Equality and freedom in Canada and Quebec; Freedom of religion in Europe; and part II of the Waiver of Human Rights series