Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom



Volume 1(1) 2011       

ISSN 2045-8398 (Print)

ISSN 2045-8517 (Online

Current Cumulative Impact Factor: 21.3




The purpose of this journal is to contribute to knowledge and to promote intellectual discussions, research analysis, and pragmatic studies including critiques leading to the formulation of policies and suggestions for the improvement of wide range of human rights preservation policies across the world with specific attention to Africa. SJHR is a multidisciplinary journal covering subject matters across the social sciences, law, politics,  geography, governance, corporate social responsibility, business administration, business strategies, climate change, energy, carbon trading, deforestation, forced migration, world business, globalisation, transnational investment (Foreign Direct Investment), mineral explorations, indigenous environmental issues, pollution, right to development and all such issues that may come under the UDHR 1948 and other international and regional human rights instruments. Scholars and professionals are invited to contribute their knowledge and experience. SJHR publishes only original research papers, research notes and reviews. Only very high quality research papers or reviews are welcomed. Papers may be in the form of book review, original manuscripts etc.




Dr. J. B. Miima, School of Disaster Management, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology(MMUST), Kenya


Dr. Gbenga Oduntan, School of Law, University of Kent at Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom



Dr. Akalemwa Ngenda, School of Law, Brunel University, Uxbridge, West London, England, United Kingdom




Professor Aida M. El-Asfahani, Faculty of Agriculture, UAE University, Abu Dhabi-Al Ain, United Arab Emirates


Dr. Neyole E. Masinde, Centre of Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance,

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya

Dr. M. M Rahman, Dept of Population Science & Human Resource Development, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh


Dr. Abdulkadir A Egal, Centre for Sustainable Livelihoods, Vaal University of Technology, South Africa


Dr. M. I Tareque, Dept of Population Science & Human Resource Development, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh


Professor Uche Jack-Osimiri, Faculty of Law, Rivers State Univ.of Science and Technology, Nigeria


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1.      Criminalisation of Torture in Nigeria: A Desideratum; [Author: Ikpang, Aniedi J.] pp. 1-13, Download Full Text


2.      The Relativity of Human Rights in the New Era Of Society Based On Contracts Between Equals; [Author: Guy ANKERL] pp. 14-36;    Download Full Text


3.      Food Security, Land Rights And Land Reforms In Nigeria: Implication For Socio-Economic Development; [Author: ERING, Simon Odey]; pp. 37-49; Download Full Text


4.      The Security Implications Of Civil Wars In Africa: The Liberian And Darfur Civil Wars In Perspective; pp. 50-67 [Author: EDEKO, Sunday E Download Full Text


5.      The Protection Of The Right To Fair Hearing In Nigeria; pp. 68-89 [Author: EDEKO, Sunday E Download Full Text


6.      The Pervasive Nature Of Violence Against Women In Zimbabwe: The Case Of Electoral Related Victimisation; pp. 90-101 [Author: Charity MANYERUKE] Download Full Text 


7.      Human Rights: A Jurisprudential Analysis Of Theories And Conceptions; pp. 102-117 [Author: ORAEGBUNAM, Ikenga K.E.] Download Full Text


8.      A Critical Assessment Of Nigeriaís Freedom Of Information Act 2011, pp. 118-147 [Author: MMADU, Rufus ADownload Full Text


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