Australian Journal of Human Rights
Established in 1991, the Australian Journal of Human Rights (AJHR) is Australia’s first peer-reviewed journal devoted exclusively to human rights development in Australia, the Asia-Pacific region and internationally. The journal aims to raise awareness of human rights issues by providing a forum for scholarship and discussion.
The AJHR examines legal aspects of human rights, along with associated philosophical, historical, economic and political considerations, across a range of issues, including aboriginal ownership of land, racial discrimination and vilification, human rights in the criminal justice system, children’s rights, homelessness, immigration, asylum and detention, corporate accountability, disability standards and free speech.
The Australian Journal of Human Rights is published by the Australian Human Rights Institute and Taylor & Francis. Please contact us with ideas for future editions and collaborations.
Lucas Lixinski, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Current Perspectives Editor
Susanne Schmeidl, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Janani Shanthosh, The George Institute, Australia
Josie Gardner, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Andrew Byrnes, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Danielle Celermajer, University of Sydney, Australia
Louise Chappell, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Andrea Durbach, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Ben Golder, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Karima Bennoune, University of California, USA
Christina Binder, University of Vienna, Austria
Martin Böhmer, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Babere Kerata Chacha, Laikipia University, Kenya
Hyo-Je Cho, Sungkonghoe University, Republic of Korea
Jane Connors, Human rights practitioner
Christian Courtis, Human rights practitioner
Theresia Degener, Protestant University of Applied Studies, Germany
Surya Deva, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Nicole George, University of Queensland, Australia
Emerlynne Gil, International Commission of Jurists, Thailand
Paul Gready, York University, UK
Puja Kapai, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
Sarah Knuckey, Columbia University, USA
Yuji Iwasawa, University of Tokyo, Japan
Malcolm Langford, University of Oslo, Norway
Kelley Loper, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Tshepo Madlingozi, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Penelope Mathew, Griffith University, Australia
Balakrishnan Rajagopal, MIT, USA
Maria Teresa Sierra, Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology, Mexico
Deepika Udagama, University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Human Rights Defender
The Human Rights Defender is a human rights magazine published by the Australian Human Rights Institute featuring articles, commentary, art and photographs across a broad range of contemporary human rights issues. It has been a valued forum for the expression of critical thinking and discussion of conceptual developments in human rights since 1992. It is published three times a year and is available through HeinOnline, InformIT and EBSCO (access through your subscription).
The HRD is proudly produced by guest editors across different disciplines working with student editors and contributors of artwork and photography. Please contact us with ideas for future editions and collaborations.