1. UMRI – JIHRL recognizes that human rights is an international field, however, it only publishes articles in English.
  2. Authors must give assurance that no part of manuscript reporting original work is being considered for publication in whole or in part elsewhere.
  3. We give preference to articles between 10,000 and 25,000 words in length. We will not publish articles exceeding 25,000 words except in extraordinary circumstances.Articles should include a word count on the cover page.
  4. The journal publishes also, shorter articles of 5,000 to 8,000 words
  5. An abstract of a maximum of 200 words should be included.
  6. We encourage authors to submit their manuscripts electronically and preferably in Microsoft Word format. Submissions should be e-mailed as an attachment to with the word Submissions and the author’s name in the subject heading.Submissions will be acknowledged by e-mail.
  7. All materials should be typed, 1.5 line spacing, 12 Times New Roman Font with all references as footnotes.
  8. Authors of articles are required to comply with the Oxford Standard of citation of Legal Authorities. This can be accessed at
  9. The cover page should include the author’s full address, affiliation and email address.
  10. All articles for the Journal must be in British English.


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