Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law

Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Volume 20, 2017

Editors: Gill, T.D., McCormack, T., Geiß, R., Krieger, H., Paulussen, C. (Eds.)

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The main theme of this volume of the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Lawis the development and interpretation of international humanitarian law (IHL). It iselaborated upon in several chapters that examine the role of non-state armed groupsin the development and interpretation of IHL, the impact of international criminal lawon the development of IHL, the notion of external non-international armed conflicts,and the regulation of prolonged occupation under international law.
The second theme of this volume is dedicated to targeting in armed conflicts. Specifictopics include precautions in attack in urban and siege warfare, the targeting of theIslamic State’s religious personnel in Iraq and Syria, and the targeting of illicit cropsthrough aerial spraying in Colombia. Besides the chapters that address both themes,this volume also contains a Year in Review describing the most important events andlegal developments that took place in 2017.
The Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law is the world’s only annual publicationdevoted to the study of the laws governing armed conflict. It provides a truly internationalforum for high-quality, peer-reviewed academic articles focusing on this crucialbranch of international law. Distinguished by contemporary relevance, the Yearbookof International Humanitarian Law bridges the gap between theory and practice andserves as a useful reference tool for scholars, practitioners, military personnel, civilservants, diplomats, human rights workers and students.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • The Role of Non-State Armed Groups in the Development and Interpretation of International Humanitarian Law

    Hiemstra, Heleen (et al.)

    Pages 3-35

  • A Fine Line Between Protection and Humanisation: The Interplay Between the Scope of Application of International Humanitarian Law and Jurisdiction over Alleged War Crimes Under International Criminal Law

    Bartels, Rogier

    Pages 37-74

  • The Notion of External NIACs: Reconsidering the Intensity Threshold in Light of Contemporary Armed Conflicts

    D’Cunha, Samit

    Pages 75-112

  • Towards a Counter-Hegemonic Law of Occupation: On the Regulation of Predatory Interstate Acts in Contemporary International Law

    Azarova, Valentina

    Pages 113-160

  • Precautions in Attack and Urban and Siege Warfare

    Boogaard, Jeroen C. (et al.)

    Pages 163-198

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Volume 20, 2017
Editors
  • Terry D. Gill
  • Tim McCormack
  • Robin Geiß
  • Heike Krieger
  • Christophe Paulussen
Series Title
Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law
Series Volume
20
Copyright
2019
Publisher
T.M.C. Asser Press
Copyright Holder
T.M.C. Asser press and the authors
eBook ISBN
978-94-6265-264-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-6265-264-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-6265-263-7
Series ISSN
1389-1359
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 358
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations
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