The world's only annual publication devoted to the study of the laws of armed conflict, the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law provides a truly international forum for high-quality, peer-reviewed academic articles focusing on this highly topical branch of international law. The Yearbook also includes a selection of documents from the reporting period, many of which are not accessible elsewhere, and a comprehensive bibliography of all recent publications in humanitarian law and other relevant fields. Ease of use of the Yearbook is guaranteed by the inclusion of a detailed index. Distinguished by its topicality and contemporary relevance, the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law bridges the gap between theory and practice and serves as a useful reference tool for scholars, practitioners, military personnel, civil servants, diplomats, human rights workers and students.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Humanitarian Law - International Criminal Court - International humanitarian law - Occupation - human rights - humanitarian - international - law
Articles.- The Obligation of a State Under International Law to Protect Members of Its Own Armed Forces During Armed Conflict or Occupation.- The Targeting of Civilian Contractors in Armed Conflict.- Learning the Lessons of the Miloševi? Trial.- Targeted Killing or Less Harmful Means? — Israel’s High Court Judgment on Targeted Killing and the Restrictive Function of Military Necessity.- Implementing International Law: A Qualified Defense of the Al Dujail Trial.- The Execution of Saddam Hussein — A Legal Analysis.- The Case of Tahayaseen Ramadan Before the Iraqi High Tribunal: An Insider’s Perspective.- Current Developments.- The Year in Review.- International Criminal Courts Round-Up.- Israel, Hizbollah, and the Second Lebanon War.- International Humanitarian Law from a Field Perspective — Case Study: Nepal.- Correspondents’ Reports.- A guide to state practice in the field of international humanitarian law.