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This volume considers women in the context of armed violence, security, and the small arms agenda. Additional chapters discuss the Arms Trade Treaty, the authorised small arms trade, ammunition in Africa and the Middle East, insurgent weapons in Sudan and South Sudan, and crime gun records in the United States.
Susan Slyomovics examines the implications of German reparations after World War II, working through the lens of anthropological and human rights discourse, as well as through the lives of Holocaust survivors in her own family. What does it mean for individual suffering to be monetized?
Recent years have seen a significant increase in the scale and sophistication of cyber attacks employed by, or against, states and non-state actors. This book investigates the international legal regime that applies to such attacks, and investigates how far the traditional rules of international humanitarian law can be used in...
This book attempts to complete the Nuremberg legacy by elaborating a specialized draft convention text on crimes against humanity.
The Torture of Children During Armed Conflicts: The ICC\'s Failure to Prosecute and the Negation of Children\'s Human Dignity
This book examines certain of the legal complexities of the notion of torture and the issue of the proper foundation for legally characterizing certain acts as torture and, in particular, where children are the targeted victims.
This book brings together the viewpoints of leading scholars and policy makers on the topic of exceptional courts and military commissions.
New Rules for Victims of Armed Conflicts: Commentary on the Two 1977 Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949. Second Edition. Reprint revised by Michael Bothe
The two Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions are a cornerstone of the current law regulating armed conflict. The authors, who took part in their negotiation, explain the origin and the meaning of the text and provide, thus, and important help for their understanding and application.
This Manual provides an up-to-date restatement of existing international law applicable to the conduct of air and missile warfare.
In 2002 John Cencich travelled to a safe house in Belgrade to interview the former head of a Serbian secret intelligence agency. In less than an hour, Cencich had what he needed: corroboration of information provided by another spy. This evidence would be used against Slobodan Milosevic in his war...
By Ciaran Burke
This book aims at the resolution of the dilemma regarding whether armed intervention as a response to gross human rights violations is ever legally justified without Security Council authorisation.