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Documents on the Laws of War 3rd ed

Edited by: Adam Roberts, Richard Guelff

ISBN13: 9780198763901
ISBN: 0198763905
Published: April 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
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A revised and updated edition of a book which has become widely accepted internationally as a standard work on international humanitarian law. The book contains authoritative texts of the main treaties and other key documents covering a wide variety of issues: the rights and duties of both belligerents and neutrals; prohibitions or restrictions on the use of particular weapons; the protection of victims of war, including the wounded and sick, prisoners of war, and civilians; the application of the law to forces operating under UN auspices; the attempts to apply the laws of war in civil wars; the prosecution of war crimes and genocide; the legality of the threat or use of nuclear weapons; and many other matters;This third edition, greatly expanded from the second, contains 13 new documents, including agreements on anti-personnel mines and laser weapons; key extracts from the statutes of the international criminal tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, and the International Criminal Court; two documents on UN forces and international humanitarian law; and an extract from the Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice on nuclear weapons;There is a new appendix l

Subjects:
International Criminal Law
Contents:
Introduction by the Editors; 1856 Paris Declaration Respecting Maritime Law; 1868 St Petersburg Declaration Renouncing the Use, in Time of War, of Explosive Projectiles Under 400 Grammes Weight; 1899 Hague Declaration 2 Concerning Asphyxiating Gases; 1899 Hague Declaration 3 Concerning Expanding Bullets; 1907 Hague Convention IV Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land; ANNEX TO THE CONVENTION: REGULATIONS RESPECTING THE LAWS AND CUSTOMS OF WAR ON LAND; 1907 Hague Convention V Respecting the Rights and Duties of Neutral Powers and Persons in Case of War on Land; 1907 Hague Convention VII Relating to the Conversion of Merchant Ships into Warships; 1907 Hague Convention VIII Relative to the Laying of Automatic Submarine Contact Mines; 1907 Hague Convention IX Concerning Bombardment by Naval Forces in Time of War; 1907 Hague Convention XI Relative to Certain Restrictions with Regard to Exercise of the Right of Capture in Naval War; 1907 Hague Convention XIII Concerning the Rights and Duties of Neutral Powers in Naval War; 1923 Hague Rules of Aerial Warfare; 1925 Geneva Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare; 1936 London Proces-Verbal Relating to the Rules of Submarine Warfare Set Forth in Part IV of the Treaty of London of 22 April 1930; 1946 Judgment of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg: Extracts on Crimes Against International Law; 1948 UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide; 1949 Geneva Convention I for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field; 1949 Geneva Convention II for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea; 1949 Geneva Convention III Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War; 1949 Geneva Convention IV Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War; 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict; REGULATIONS FOR THE EXECUTION OF THE CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF CULTURAL PROPERTY IN THE EVENT OF ARMED CONFLICT; 1954 First Hague Protocol for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict; 1976 UN Convention on the Prohibition of Military or Any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques; 1977 Geneva Protocol I Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and Relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts; 1977 Geneva Protocol II Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and Relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts; 1978 Red Cross Fundamental Rules of International Humanitarian Law Applicable in Armed Conflicts; 1980 UN Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects; 1980 Protocol I on Non-Dete