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New issue of the Nordic Journal of Human Rights is out (Volume 35, Issue 1, 2017)

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* With thanks to Anne Christine Lie, managing editor of the NJHR.

Nordic Journal of Human Rights (2017) Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 1-84.

The Nordic Journal of Human Rights spring issue of 2017 features four research articles covering a wide range of human rights topics: the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, tort law and human rights in business, the right to health care in Sweden, and legal regulation of religion in Myanmar.


  • Jenny E. Goldschmidt – ‘New Perspectives on Equality: Towards Transformative Justice through the Disability Convention?’, pp 1-14.
  • Carola Glinski – ‘The Ruggie Framework, Business Human Rights Self-Regulation and Tort Law: Increasing Standards through Mutual Impact and Learning’, pp 15-34.
  • Anna Lundberg and Mikael Spång – ‘Deportability Status as Basis for Human Rights Claims: Irregularised Migrants’ Right to Health Care in Sweden’, pp 35-54.
  • Iselin Frydenlund – ‘Religious Liberty for Whom? The Buddhist Politics of Religious Freedom during Myanmar’sTransition to Democracy’, pp 55-73.

Book reviews:

  • ‘Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Armed Conflict’, Giles Giacca – review by Thomas Bundschuh, pp 74-79.
  • ‘Justice in Conflict: The Effects of the International Criminal Court’s Interventions on Ending Wars and Building Peace’, Mark Kersten – review by Joanna Nicholson, pp 80-82.
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