Deusto Journal of Human Rights


Deusto Journal of Human Rights  (DJHR) Revista Deusto de Derechos Humanos, in Spanish — (ISSN 2530-4275; e-ISSN 2603-6002) is published  twice a year by the Pedro Arrupe Human Rights Institute at the University of Deusto. It has been published since 2004 under the title of Anuario de Acción Humanitaria y Derechos Humanos/ Yearbook on Humanitarian Action and Human Rights  (ISSN 1885-298X). During this time, the interdisciplinary approach of its 13 issues has examined humanitarian intervention and human rights in a broader sense. 

As of 2016, following renewal of its content and structure, the journal is embarking on a new stage with the aim of becoming a benchmark for periodical publications on human rights in Spain and the international scene. Original cutting-edge scientific works from the interdisciplinary field of human rights, which is transversally related to the fields of Law, Philosophy, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science and International Relations, etc. are compiled for this purpose. Accordingly, the journal’s aim continues to be facilitation and promotion of reflection and interdisciplinary exchange on human rights research from the academic world as well as from the realms of professional and political activities, social activism, etc.

Deusto Journal of Human Rights is published online using the Open Journal Systems (OJS) software that integrates the Open Archive Initiative (OAI) protocol for greater dissemination and transmission of its contents on the internet (

Deusto Journal of Human Rights is included in: DOAJ, Dialnet,  ERIH PLUS, MIAR, REDIB, LatindexGoogle Scholar, and WorldCat.



Submission deadline

At any time of the year, Deusto  Journal of Human Rights welcomes submissions related to its scope and focus. No pre-acceptance and or post-acceptance fees are applicable. If you wish to submit a manuscript, you should send it by email ( or upload it onto the platform of the Journal at any time (online submissions).

We remind you that all the issues of the Deusto Journal of Human Rights, and the Yearbook on Humanitaria Action and Human Rights, are available online. We invite you to visit our website to view any article that may interest you.

Thank you for your interest in this publication, whose aim is to facilitate and promote a forum for interdisciplinary reflection and discussion in the human rights field.

Posted: 2019-05-21
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No 4 (2019)

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Table of Contents


Antoine Buyse
Fernando H. Llano
Juan José Guzmán
Raquel Ortiz-Ledesma
Alba Villanueva Fernández, Fernando Fernández-Llebrez
Daniel Iglesias Márquez
Alejandra Flores Martínez, Norma I. González Arratia
Javier Elzo Imaz
César Eder Alanís de la Vega

Books Reviews

Felipe Gómez Isa
Liliana Zambrano Quintero