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Research Handbook on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

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Edited by: Robert Kolb, Gloria Gaggioli

ISBN13: 9781782540304
Published: August 2014
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2013)
Price: £45.00
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781849800358



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This fascinating Handbook explores the interplay between international human rights law and international humanitarian law, offering expert analysis on the increasingly complex issues surrounding their application in conflict areas across the world.

Contributors to this volume provide a comprehensive treatment of the ongoing relationship between human rights law and humanitarian law, from the historical background and origins of the two bodies of law to their various applications today.

Divided into four parts - Historical Background, Common Issues, The Need for a Combined Approach, and Monitoring Mechanisms - the Handbook presents a rich and varied spectrum of original research and thought from some of the brightest minds in the field.

This groundbreaking volume will surely have great appeal for anyone with a professional or academic interest in human rights law and humanitarian law, from students to professors to practitioners in the field.

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Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Public International Law
Contents:
Foreword

PART I: HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
1. The History of International Human Rights Law Maya Hertig Randall
2. Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law between 1945 and the Aftermath of the Teheran Conference of 1968 Robert Kolb
3. Theories on the Relationship between International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law Hans-Joachim Heintze
4. The Position of Individuals in Public International Law through the Lens of Diplomatic Protection: The Principle and its Transfiguration Giovanni Distefano

PART II: COMMON ISSUES
5. The Relationship between International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: An Overview Vera Gowlland-Debbas and Gloria Gaggioli
6. Extraterritorial Application of the Human Rights to Life and Personal Liberty, Including Habeas Corpus, During Situations of Armed Conflict Robert K. Goldman
7. Proportionality in the European Convention on Human Rights Enzo Cannizzaro and Francesca De Vittor
8. Human Rights Obligations of Non-state Armed Groups: A Possible Contribution from Customary International Law? Jean-Marie Henckaerts and Cornelius Wiesener
9. Positive Obligations in Human Rights Law During Armed Conflicts Sandra Krahenmann
10. Some Reflections on the Principle of Humanity in its Wide Dimension Antonio Augusto Cancado Trindade
11. Specificities of Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law Regarding State Responsibility Christian Tomuschat
12. The Quest for a Non-conflictual Coexistence of International Human Rights Law and Humanitarian Law: Which Role for the Lex Specialis Principle? Jean d'Aspremont and Elodie Tranchez
13. A Lex Favorabilis? Resolving Norm Conflicts between Human Rights Law and Humanitarian Law Anne-Laurence Graf-Brugere

PART III: THE NEED FOR A COMBINED APPROACH
14. The Law of Occupation and Human Rights Law, Some Selected Issues Tristan Ferraro
15. Humanitarian Assistance to Protect Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Roberto Giuffrida
16. The Prohibition of Enforced Disappearances: A Meaningful Example of a Partial Merger between Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law Gloria Gaggioli
17. 'Humanitarian Rights': How to Ensure Respect for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Armed Conflicts Dan Kuwali
18. Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law as Limits for Security Council Action Michael Bothe
19. UN Territorial Administrations: Between International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law Ivan Ingravallo
20. International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Rules in Agreements Regulating or Terminating an Internal Armed Conflict Luisa Vierucci

PART IV: MONITORING MECHANISMS
21. Universal Human Rights Bodies and International Humanitarian Law Walter Kalin
22. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Helene Tigroudja
23. The European Court of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Lindsay Moir
24. The African Union and International Humanitarian Law ‪
Djacoba Liva Tehindrazanarivelo
25. A New World Court of Human Rights: A Role for International Humanitarian Law? Manfred Nowak
26. The International Committee of the Red Cross and Human Rights Law ‪
Godofredo Torreblanca
27. The International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission and the Law of Human Rrights Eric David
28. Human Rights in the Context of International Criminal Law: Respecting Them and Ensuring Respect for Them Damien Scalia
29. Is There a Need for New International Humanitarian Law Implementation Mechanisms? Paolo Benvenuti and Giulio Bartolini
30. Reparation for Individual Victims of Armed Conflict Elke Schwager