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International Humanitarian Law Facing New Challenges

Author: Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg; Volker Epping
Publisher: [New York] : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book features the contributions of a distinguished group of experts in the field of the law of armed conflicts that gathered in Berlin in June 2005. The goal of the colloquium, which marked the  Read more...


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Named Person: Knut Ipsen
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg; Volker Epping
ISBN: 9783540490890 3540490892 9783540490906 3540490906
OCLC Number: 318301573
Contents: Confronting New Challenges Knut Ipsen and International Humanitarian Law.- Asymmetries with regard to Methods and Means of Warfare.- Asymmetrical Warfare and International Humanitarian Law.- `The end justifies the means' - Should this be the philosophy?.- Comment: Is the Principle of Distinction Outdated?.- Asymmetries and the Identification of Legitimate Military Objectives.- Asymmetries and the Identification of Legitimate Military Objectives.- Targeting Hearts and Minds: National Will and Other Legitimate Military Objectives of Modern War.- The United Kingdom and Legitimate Military Objectives: Current Practice ... and Future Trends?.- The System of Status Groups.- The System of Status Groups in International Humanitarian Law.- Collateral Damage, Proportionality and Individual International Criminal Responsibility.- Do Non-State Actors Challenge International Humanitarian Law?.- The Relationship between Individual and State Responsibility.- Individual and State Responsibility for Violations of the Ius in Bello: An Imperfect Balance.- Some Comments on the International Responsibility of States.- Comment: Responsibility for Violations of International Humanitarian Law, International Criminal Law and Human Rights Law - Synergy and Conflict?.- Dissemination and Monitoring Compliance.- Dissemination and Monitoring Compliance of International Humanitarian Law.- Fact-finding as a means of ensuring respect for international humanitarian law.- Human Rights Treaty Bodies and Their Potential Role in Monitoring.
Responsibility: Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg.


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