Why the title of this journal is named BELO: BELO is a symbol in Adat law in Maluku Province which is BELO an indication that an area is prohibited from entering for the protection of natural resources, restrictions on community rights, women's rights and efforts to prevent a crime from happening.

Journal History:

JURNAL BELO was founded in 2015, published by the Pattimura University Law Faculty in collaboration with the Maluku and North Maluku Regional Criminal Law Society through a Memorandum of Understanding. The Chief Editor is Dr. Elsa Rina Maya Toule who served as chairman of the criminal section. At that time JURNAL BELO already had print-ISSN. JURNAL BELO is published twice a year, namely in February and August.

In 2019 it has received electronic ISSN 1693-0061.

In Vol 6 No 1 (2020): Volume 6 Number 1, August 2020 - January 2021, we changed the writing template.

In 2020 JURNAL BELO will start using the DOI Digital Object Identifier by Crossref

In August 2020, JURNAL BELO is indexed by DOAJ.

In December 2020, JURNAL BELO has been accredited (SINTA 3) by Minister of Research and Technology/Head of National Research and Innovation Agency of the Republic of Indonesia, Decree No. 200/M/KPT/2020, December 23, 2020. Valid from Vol. 4 No 2, 2019 until Vol. 9 No. 1, 2024.