Journal History

terAs Law Review: Jurnal Hukum Humaniter dan HAM is an open access and peer-reviewed journal published by the Center for Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Studies (terAs), Faculty of Law, Universitas Trisakti, twice a year in May and November.

terAs Law Review: Jurnal Hukum Humaniter dan HAM was named Jurnal Hukum Humaniter. It was first published on July 2005 with the purpose to cover Humanitarian Law topics. Due to some issues, Jurnal Hukum Humaniter discontinued maintaining its periodical publication since 2008. Considering Humanitarian Law courses is one of the characteristics of the Faculty of Law, Universitas  Trisakti and as the highest respect to the late Prof. KGPH. Haryomataram as the lecturer at the Faculty and the father of Humanitarian Law in Indonesia, the Center reactivated the journal with a new edition called “terAs Law Review: Jurnal Hukum Humaniter dan HAM”. The name “terAs” consists of two syllables, “ter” and “As”. The first syllable is the suffix of “(Hukum) Humaniter” (in Bahasa), means Humanitarian Law; and the second syllable is the prefix of “(Hukum) Hak Asasi Manusia (in Bahasa), means Human Rights Law.

Since then terAs Law Review: Jurnal Hukum Humaniter dan HAM is dedicated to cover not only International Humanitarian Law but also to International Human Rights Law topics as its main focuses. Beside that it also open for other related branch of law such as Public International Law (and its branches, i.e. International Criminal Law, International Environmental Law, International Law of Treaty, Refugee Law),  Cyber Law, Islamic Law, Constitutional Law, Philosophy, and other branch of law as long as the topics are related to armed conflicts and human rights.

Published exclusively in English and/or Bahasa Indonesia, terAs Law Review: Jurnal Hukum Humaniter dan HAM facilitates scholarly and professional discussions over current developments on Humanitarian Law and those related subjects. Therefore, it accepted submission from all over the world. All submitted articles shall never been published elsewhere, original and not under consideration for other publications. Using Plagiarism Detector Program, the Editorial Board will automatically reject manuscript plagiarism indication (above 20%). terAs Law Review: Jurnal Hukum Humaniter dan HAM has become a CrossRef Member since its reactivated edition in November 2019. Therefore, all articles published will have a unique DOI number.

In 2020, terAs Law Review: Jurnal Hukum Humaniter dan HAM again changed the layout of the journal into one column, considering that articles began to use a lot of pictures and tables. in addition, simplification of article lay-out was also carried out.

terAs Law Review: Jurnal Hukum Humaniter dan HAM published by the Center for Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Studies (terAs), Faculty of Law, Universitas Trisakti in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation Jakarta and Timor Leste.