The Law of Non-International Armed Conflict (inbunden)
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Winner of the Francis Lieber Prize 2013 from the American Society of International Law and the 2012 International Committee of the Red Cross Paul Reuter Prize
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The Law of Non-International Armed Conflict (inbunden)

The Law of Non-International Armed Conflict

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Non-international armed conflicts now far outnumber international ones, but the protection afforded by international law to combatants and civilian is not always clear. This book will set out the legal rules and state practice applicable to internal armed conflicts, drawing on armed conflicts from the US civil war to present day.
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Roberta Arnold, Israel Law Review [Professor Sandesh Sivakumaran] examines the genesis of this novel, interdisciplinary body of law and the way ahead, thereby contributing with a major piece of work in a field . . . that greatly needed further research.

Camille Marquis Bissonnette, Journal of International Criminal Justice This invaluable work is accordingly of great interest for those - jurists or otherwise - seeking a structured and clear overview and in-depth, yet concise, development on the rules and challenges of the law of non-international armed conflicts. In addition to being an enjoyable read, the book equally provides, for international humanitarian law scholars and practitioners - even the most eminent amongst them - an undeniably original and reliable perspective on this

Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne, Australian Year Book of International Law The Law of Non-International Armed Conflict is an essential contribution to an area much in need of clarification. In addition to offering a comprehensive elaboration of the current law in this area, it also explores the more foundational questions that will be of interest to any general international lawyer, such as the methodology of customary law formation and the varied sources of the relevant norms. It is to be hoped that Professor Sivakumarans proposal
of a new instrument to bind non-state armed groups can be taken forward, with a view to achieving greater compliance with the law in situations that all too often witness the most violent fratricidal clashes.

Konstantinos Mastorodimos, NILR This book is an almost exhaustive treatment and will probably be cited as leading the doctrine in the topic of non-international armed conflicts and armed non-state actors.

Claus Kre, British Yearbook of International Law ...the book of our time on the law of non-international armed conflict.

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<br>Sandesh Sivakumaran is a lecturer at the School of Law, University of Nottingham. He has worked at the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and the Special Court for Sierra Leone, and has acted as an expert for intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations. He is a recipient of the Giorgio La Pira Prize and the Antonio Cassese Prize for International Criminal Law Studies.<br>


Introduction; PART I: IDENTIFYING AN ARMED CONFLICT NOT OF AN INTERNATIONAL CHARACTER; 1. Non-International Armed Conflicts and Internal Tensions and Disturbances; 2. Non-International and international armed conflicts; PART II: LEGAL REGULATION OF NON-INTERNATIONAL ARMED CONFLICT; 3. Ad-hoc Regulation; 4. Attempts at Systematic Regulation; 5. A Body of International Law; 6. The Law and its Acceptance; PART III: THE SUBSTANTIVE LAW OF NON-INTERNATIONAL ARMED CONFLICT; 7. Scope of Application; 8. Protection of Civilians, Civilian Objects, and Persons Hors de Combat; 9. Conduct of Hostilities; PART IV: IMPLEMENTATION AND ENFORCEMENT; 10. Implementation and Non-Judicial Enforcement; 11. Judicial Enforcement; PART V: CONCLUDING THOUGHTS; Conclusion