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Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law

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Edited by: Horst Fischer

ISBN13: 9789067041409
ISBN: 9067041408
Published: March 2003
Publisher: T.M.C. Asser Press
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £96.00

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Over the past several years, International Humanitarian Law has moved from the margins to the forefront of international attention. Wars and the laws of armed conflict have become the legitimate concern of all serious scholars of international law. The Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law is a timely response to the recent explosion of academic interest in international humanitarian law. It provides a truly international forum for high-quality, peer-reviewed articles, commentaries on current developments, reports on state practice and documentation that have international humanitarian law as their focal point. The cosmopolitan character of the Yearbook is ensured by its international board of editors, drawn from outstanding experts in the field, as well as by its global network of correspondents, reporting on state practice. All aspects of international law applicable during international and internal armed conflicts are covered, in addition to interesting and significant developments in related fields, such as international criminal law, human rights law, disarmament law and refugee law.;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. Features: The Yearbook features long, in-depth articles and shorter contributions in its Articles and Current Developments sections. All articles and current developments are peer-reviewed, and the emphasis is on contemporary developments of pressing importance. Uniquely, the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law also includes Correspondents' Reports, a detailed guide to state practice concerning International Humanitarian Law, compiled from information gathered by the Yearbook's worldwide network of correspondents. Containing information and expert commentaries on legal developments concerning international humanitarian law for an-ever increasing number of states, Correspondents' Reports is the world's only systematic review of state practice in the field of humanitarian law. In addition, the Yearbook offers an extensive section of documents, grouped according to subject.;As from the second Volume (1999) it also features a comprehensive bibliography of IHL publications.

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ARTICLES: the so-called 'right' of humanitarian intervention Adam Roberts
The law applicable to targeting and proportionality after operation allied force: a view from the outside Bill Fenrick
Respect for the principle of distinction in the Kosovo war Eric David
The prevention of environmental damage in time of armed conflict: proportionality and precautionary measures Richard Desgagne
The doctrine of command responsibility: current problems Bing Bing Jia
CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS: the year in review Avril McDonald
The optional protocol to the convention on the rights of the child on the involvement of children in armed conflict Matthew Happold
The ECOWAS moratorium on small arms in West Africa Mutoy Mubiala
The emblems of the 1949 Geneva Conventions: their content and meaning Zidane Meriboute
Some comments on the elements of crimes for the crimes of the ICC Statute Herman von Hebel and Maria Kelt
The rules of procedure and evidence of the International Criminal Court Silvia Fernandez de Gurmendi and HDkan Friman
Canadian implementing legislation for the Rome Statute William Schabas
The INTERFET Detainee Management Unit in East Timor Bruce Oswald
Is Genocide a crime unknown to Australian law? Nulyarimma v. Thompson Andrew Mitchell
Establishing an individual complaints procedure for violations of International humanitarian law Jann Kleffner and Liesbeth Zegveld
CORRESPONDENT'S REPORTS: A guide to state practice concerning International Humanitarian Law with commentaries by
Avril McDonald
Jose Doria
Jose Alejandro Consigli
Gabriel Valladares
Tim McCormack
Thomas Desch
Peter Kustor
Oleg Starovoitov
Eric David
Jann K. Kleffner
David Boyle
Rene Provost
Joseph Rikhof
Hernan Salinas Burgos
Carlos Dettleff Beros
Rafael Prieto Sanjuan
Maja Stersic
Suzannah Linton
Jan Hladik
Peter Otken
Adel Maged
Tanel Kerikmae
Andres Parmas
Miodrag Starctevic
Lauri Hannikainen
Paul Tavenier
Sascha Rolf Luder
Gregor Schotten
Eleni Micha
Peter Kovacs
Bikram Batra
Fadillah Agus
Mehrdad Molaei
Ray Murphy
Colm Campbell
Guilliano Salberini
Valentina della Fina
Fabio Raspadori
Rosa Dinuzzi
Hideyuki Kasutani
Seigo Iwamoto
Elies van Sliedregt
Nico Keijzer
Treasa Dunworth
Mustafa Mari
Alfonso Velazquez
Fatima Andrada
Igor Blishchenko
Abdul Tejan Cole
Phenyo Rakate
Antonio Pigrau i Sole
Michael Cottier
Jayantha Atukorala
A. P. V. Rogers
Burrus M. Carnahan
Ronald D. Neubauer
Debora Gerads
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