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Targeted killing in international law

Author: Nils Melzer
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009
Series: Oxford monographs in international law
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book conducts an in-depth analysis into the lawfulness of State-sponsored targeted killings under international human rights and humanitarian law. It also addresses the relevance of the law of inter-state force to targeted killings, and the interrelation of the various normative frameworks which may simultaneously apply to operations involving the intentional use of lethal force. Through a comprehensive
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nils Melzer
ISBN: 9780199577903 0199577900
OCLC Number: 489257770
Awards: Winner of JOINT WINNER OF THE PAUL GUGGENHEIM PRIZE 2009.
Description: 528 p.
Contents: A. STATE PRACTICE AND LEGAL DOCTRINE ; B. LAW ENFORCEMENT ; C. HOSTILITIES ; D. CONCLUSIONS
Series Title: Oxford monographs in international law
Responsibility: Nils Melzer

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This book examines the international lawfulness of state-sponsored targeted killings in military and police operations. Through an exhaustive analysis of recent state practice and jurisprudence,  Read more...

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