Customary International Humanitarian Law: Volume 2, by Jean-Marie Henckaerts, Louise Doswald-Beck, Carolin

By Jean-Marie Henckaerts, Louise Doswald-Beck, Carolin Alvermann, Angela Cotroneo, Antoine Grand, Baptiste Rolle

In 1995, the foreign Committee of the pink pass, besides quite a number well known specialists, embarked upon a tremendous foreign learn into present kingdom perform in humanitarian legislations to be able to establish known legislation during this region. This booklet (and its significant other, quantity 1: principles) is the results of that examine. quantity 2 encompasses a precis of the appropriate treaty legislation, foreign case-law and correct nation perform together with laws, army manuals, case-law, professional statements, and legitimate army perform for every element of humanitarian legislations. additionally on hand: quantity 1: principles 0-521-80899-5 Hardback $100.00 C 0-521-00528-0 Paperback $38.00 D Boxed Set of three Volumes: Vol.l: ideas; Vol. 2: perform: components 1 and a couple of 0-521-53925-0 Hardback $450.00 C

Show description

Read or Download Customary International Humanitarian Law: Volume 2, Practice, Parts 1 and 2 PDF

Best human rights books

Not for Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade--and How We Can Fight It

“Human trafficking isn't a topic of the left or correct, blue states or purple states, yet a superb ethical tragedy we will be able to unite to forestall . . . no longer on the market is a must-read to work out how one can sign up for the struggle. ” —Jim Wallis, writer of God's Politics
“David Batstone is a heroic personality. ” —Bono
In the revised and up to date model of this harrowing but deeply inspirational exposé, award-winning journalist David Batstone provides the main updated info to be had at the $31 billion human trafficking epidemic. With profiles of twenty-first century abolitionists like Thailand’s Kru Nam and Peru’s Lucy Borja, Batstone tells readers what they could do to prevent the trendy slave exchange. Like Kevin Bales’ Disposable humans and finishing Slavery, or E. Benjamin Skinner’s against the law So immense, Batstone’s now not on the market is an informative and precious manifesto for common freedom.

Landmines and Unexploded Ordnance: A Resource Book

Written by way of a Nobel Peace Prize co-laureate who's one of many best voices within the anti-landmines crusade, this well timed e-book is a accomplished, useful consultant to landmines and unexploded ordnance.

SMS Uprising: Mobile Activism in Africa

Supplying a special perception into how activists and social switch advocates are addressing Africa's many demanding situations from inside of, this selection of essays through these engaged in utilizing cell phone applied sciences for social switch presents an research of the socioeconomic, political, and media contexts confronted by means of activists in Africa at the present time.

Papua's Insecurity: State Failure in the Indonesian Periphery

West Papua is the main violent zone of Indonesia. Indonesian safety forces conflict the country’s final lively separatist insurgency there. nearly all of Indonesia’s political prisoners are Papuans, and aid for independence is widespread.
But army repression and indigenous resistance are just one a part of a posh topography of lack of confidence in Papua: vigilantism, extended family clash, and different kinds of horizontal violence produce extra casualties than the vertical clash that's usually the particular concentration of foreign debts of latest Papua. equally, Papua’s coerced incorporation into Indonesia in 1969 isn't distinct; it mirrors a development of long term annexation present in different distant and highland parts of South and Southeast Asia. What distinguishes Papua is the near-total absence of the country in indigenous parts. this can be the end result of a morass of coverage disorder over the years that compounds the lack of confidence that normal Papuans face.
The writer illuminates the various and native assets of lack of confidence that point out too little nation rather than an excessive amount of, demanding situations universal perceptions of lack of confidence in Papua, and provides a prescription of coverage projects. those contain the reform of a violent and unaccountable defense zone as part of a broader reconciliation procedure and the pressing want for a entire indigenous-centered improvement coverage.

Extra resources for Customary International Humanitarian Law: Volume 2, Practice, Parts 1 and 2

Sample text

Belgium, Senate, Report, Enquete de renˆ parlementaire sur l’existence en Belgique d’un reseau ´ seignements clandestin international, 1990–1991 Session, Doc. 1117-4, 1 October 1991, § 20. Ecuador, Written statement submitted to the ICJ, Nuclear Weapons case, 20 June 1995, § D. Egypt, Written statement submitted to the ICJ, Nuclear Weapons case, 20 June 1995, § 24, see also §§ 17 and 35(B)(4). 38 42. 39 43. 40 44. 41 45. 42 46. 43 47. 44 48. In its written statement submitted to the ICJ in the Nuclear Weapons case in 1995, the Solomon Islands stated that: Under international law it is clear beyond any doubt that the use of a nuclear weapon against civilians, whatever the nature or size and destructive power of the 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 France, Etat-major de la Force d’Action Rapide, Ordres pour l’Operation Mistral, 1995, Sec´ tion 6, § 66.

95. According to Article 24(2) of the 1923 Hague Rules of Air Warfare, “military forces” are military objectives. 96. Article 7 of the 1956 New Delhi Draft Rules states that “in order to limit the dangers incurred by the civilian population, attacks may only be directed against military objectives”. Paragraph I(1) of the proposed annex to Article 7(2) stated that “armed forces, including auxiliary or complementary organizations, and persons who, though not belonging to the above-mentioned formations, nevertheless take part in the fighting” were military objectives considered to be of “generally recognized military importance”.

41, 26 May 1977, p. 188. 1. 4. Mexico, Statement at the CDDH, Official Records, Vol. 41, 26 May 1977, p. 193. Netherlands, Statement at the CDDH, Official Records, Vol. 41, 26 May 1977, p. 195. ”142 149. At the CDDH, the US stated that the first sentence of draft Article 47(2) AP I (now Article 52(2)) “prohibits only such attacks as may be directed against non-military objectives. ”143 III. Practice of International Organisations and Conferences 150. No practice was found. IV. Practice of International Judicial and Quasi-judicial Bodies 151.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.84 of 5 – based on 15 votes