The Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Editor-in-Chief: Javaid Rehman
Associate Editor: Ayesha Shahid
Managing Editor: Meryl Dickinson
The Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law aims to publish peer-reviewed scholarly articles and reviews as well as significant developments in human rights and humanitarian law. It examines international human rights and humanitarian law with a global reach, though its particular focus is on the Asian region.

Volumes of the The Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law are also available as E-Book.
Editors-in-Chief:
Professor Javaid Rehman (Brunel University, United Kingdom)
Dr. Ayesha Shahid (Coventry University, United Kingdom)
Dr. Steve Foster (Coventry University, United Kingdom)

Associate Editors:
Dr. Matthias Vanhullebusch (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
Dr. Ben Stanford (Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom)
Dr. Gerard Conway (Brunel University, United Kingdom)

Editors: Documents Section
Silvia Venier (Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies Pisa, Italy)
Denise Venturi (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium)

Editor: National Instruments
Dr Zia Ullah Ranjah, (Advocate, Managing Partner, Jurist Panel, Pakistan)

Editor: Book Reviews
Dr. Annapurna Waughray (Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom)

General Coordinating Editor
Professor Javaid Rehman (Brunel University, United Kingdom)

Assistant to General Coordinating Editor
Adrija Ghosh (West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, India)

Editorial Board:
Dr. M. Shabir Korotana (Brunel University, United Kingdom)
Professor Nezir Akyesilmen (Selçuk Üniversitesi, Turkey)
Dr. Anicée Van Engeland (Cranfield University, United Kingdom)
Professor Catarina Kinnvall (Lund University, Denmark)
Dr. Nadjma Yassari (Max-Planck-Institute, Germany)
Dr. Annapurna Waughray (Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom)
Professor Ignacio de la Rasilla (Wuhan University, China)
Dr. Matthias Vanhullebusch (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
Professor Mohamed Elewa Badar (Northumbria University, United Kingdom)
Silvia Venier (Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy)
Denise Venturi (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium)
Dr. Gerard Conway (Brunel University, United Kingdom)
Dr. Rawa Ghazy Almakky (King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia)

International Advisory Board:
His Excellency Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh (Former Vice-President of the International Court of Justice and former Prime Minister, Jordan) – Dr. Kamal Hossain (Former Foreign Minister, Barrister-at-law, Bangladesh) – Professor Simon Chesterman (Professor of Law and Dean, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, Secretary-General, Asian Society of International Law, Singapore) – Professor Stephen Hardy (Dean, Faculty of Business and Law, University of Hull, United Kingdom) – Professor Umut Turksen (Professor of Law, Coventry Law School, Coventry University, United Kingdom) – Professor Jia Bing Bing (Professor of International Law, Tsinghua University Law School, China) – Ville Forsman (Director, RWI, Denmark) – Professor Asif H. Qureshi (Professor of International Law, Korea University, Korea) – Professor Surya P. Subedi, QC (Hon), OBE (Professor of International Law, University of Leeds, United Kingdom) – Professor Shaheen Sardar Ali (Rector, National Academy for Higher Education and Professor of Law, Warwick University, United Kingdom) – Professor Nisrine Abiad (Director Saint Joseph University, UAE) – Professor Sarah Joseph (Monash University, Australia) – Professor Susan Breauu (University of Victoria, Canada) – Dr. Mark Ellis (Executive Director, International Bar Association, United Kingdom) – Dr. Damos Dumoli Agusman (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Indonesia) – Professor Dr. Borhan Uddin Khan (Professor of Law, Dhaka University, Bangladesh) – Professor Irmgard Marboe (Professor of Law, Vienna University, Austria) – Professor Hossein Esmaeili (Flinders University, Australia) – Professor Osman Taştan (Faculty of Divinity, University of Ankara, Turkey) –Dr Ahmed Shaheed (UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, University of Essex, United Kingdom) – Dr. Mark Ellis (Executive Director, International Bar Association, United Kingdom) – Dr. Damos Dumoli Agusman (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Indonesia) – Professor Dr. Borhan Uddin Khan (Professor of Law, Dhaka University, Bangladesh) – Professor Irmgard Marboe (Professor of Law, Vienna University, Austria) – Professor Hossein Esmaeili (Flinders University, Australia) – Professor Osman Taştan (Faculty of Divinity, University of Ankara, Turkey) – Ahmer Bilal Soofi (Advocate Supreme Court, Pakistan), Dr Zia Ullah Ranjah, (Advocate, Managing Partner, Jurist Panel, Pakistan)