The Human Rights Review seeks to maintain ethical standards of publications for all contributors and readers. Therefore, the editor(s), author(s), reader(s), publisher(s) and reviewer(s) are expected to follow best practice guidelines, some of which have been outlined below:

Responsibilities for Editors

      1. They are expected to keep their works original and avoid any kind of plagiarism.
      2. The work should be solely based on merit with a sharp relevance to the scope of Human Rights Review.
      3. They must ensure the confidentiality of their manuscripts so that only the assigned author possesses a copy.
      4. Peer-reviewing policy must be strictly abided by.
      5. All ethical complaints must be taken note of; and any or all reasonable measures within the scope of an editor’s responsibility, should be taken promptly.

Responsibilities for Authors

      1. They should bear in mind the purpose of the manuscript and keep the extracts precise and comprehensive.
      2. Inaccurate representation of statements/facts shall not be accommodated.
      3. Fraudulent behavior will be deemed as malpractice and unethical and will not be accepted in any shape or form.
      4. They must ensure that statistics and data for the journal are not only accurate but also note that they are conducted within a time frame of 10 years preceding and receding the event
      5. The plagiarism policy must be strictly followed to ensure the originality of works.
      6. Appropriate and adequate citations shall be made where necessary
      7. They must also proactively engage themselves in the peer-reviewing activity wherever requested by the Editor

Responsibilities for Reviewers:

      1. Must bear in mind the purpose of reviewing which is to assist the editors in amending manuscripts and taking editorial decisions.
      2. All deadlines shall be met timely with the exception of reasonable and unforeseen exceptional cases.
      3. With access to any kind of work, the reviewers are expected to maintain confidentiality of the provisions of the journal. Thereby, not sharing with anyone the means of research or facts obtained or information of any kind pertaining to the journal.
      4. The remarks on manuscripts must be made while objectively assessing the documents, therefore not having a subjective opinion on any piece of writings.
      5. Any unethical practice must be reported directly to the editor.
      6. The reviewer may not use any piece of facts or information that they come across, published or unpublished in their own personal works.

Responsibilities for Publishers

      1. They must ensure that no unethical practice is committed during the entire process of writing to publishing.
      2. Any or all reasonable measures must be taken by the publishers to counter unethical behavior and public malpractice.
      3. Must ensure in collaboration with the editors that no paper with misconducted research or mention of statements or facts is encouraged or allowed

Compliance with all the above mentioned ethical standards is obligatory for the purposes of ensuring the integrity of the Human Rights Journal and strengthening the confidence of the Publisher(s).