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The Treatment of Combatants and Insurgents under the Law of Armed Conflict
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The Treatment of Combatants and Insurgents under the Law of Armed Conflict

Emily Crawford

Abstract

Currently, International Humanitarian Law (IHL) also known as the law of armed conflict, makes the distinction between international and non-international armed conflicts. International armed conflicts are regulated by more treaties than their non-international counterparts. Furthermore, the regulation of international armed conflicts is also considerably more comprehensive than that offered for participants in and victims of non-international armed conflicts. This book asks whether the legal distinction between international and non-international armed conflicts remains viable or whether inte ... More

Keywords: International Humanitarian Law, armed conflict, prisoners of war, combatants, internal armed conflict

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199578962
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578962.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Emily Crawford, author
Research Fellow, Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law at the University of New South Wales

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