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.


Latest Issue:

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No 4 (2019)

(ISSN 2530-4275; eISSN 2603-6002)


Articles in Press

The ARTICLES IN PRESS section includes those articles that have been reviewed and accepted for publication but are awaiting to be assigned to a specific and definitive issue of Deusto Journal  of Human Rights (DJHR). The objective is to make the research results available to the academic and professional communities as soon as possible. The works published in the ARTICLES IN PRESS section are definitive and citable, as they have a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) ( Likewise, all works published in this section include information on the dates of reception, acceptance, and publication; thus contributing to greater transparency of the editorial process of the Journal.

Once the articles are assigned to a specific and definitive issue of Deusto Journal  of Human Rights, they are permanently removed from the ARTICLES IN PRESS section and transferred to the corresponding edition (

There may be minor differences in format and metadata between the “in press” version of an article and its version published in a specific issue of DJHR, such as information regarding the number, volume, pagination, and publication date.

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Amaia Jauregi, Elena Bernarás, Joana Jaureguizar
Mónica Mazariegos Rodas
Luis Sánchez Quiñones
Xabier Etxeberria