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 15,000 words in length. We will not publish articles exceeding 25,000 words.
  4. Articles should include a word count on the cover page.The cover page should also include the author’s full name, address, affiliation and email address.
  5. The journal also publishes shorter articles of 5,000 to 8,000 words
  6. An abstract of a maximum of 200 words MUST be included.
  7. We encourage authors to submit their manuscripts electronically and preferably in Microsoft Word format. Submissions should be e-mailed as an attachment to umri.jihrl@gmail.comwith the author’s name and topic of paper in the subject heading.
  8. Submissions will be acknowledged by e-mail and no further query from authors will be responded to until peer review process is completed and same communicated.
  9. All materials should be typed, 1.5 line spacing, 12 Times New Roman Font with all references as footnotes.
  10. Authors of articles are required to comply with the Oxford Standard of citation of Legal Authorities. This can be accessed at
  11. All articles for the Journal must be in British English.

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