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Published: 02 August 2012

568 Pages


ISBN: 9780199657759

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International Law and the Classification of Conflicts

Edited by Elizabeth Wilmshurst

  • Detailed and comprehensive overview of all the legal issues involved in classifying conflicts either as international or non-international
  • Classification of recent conflicts, such as those in Libya, Afghanistan, Gaza, and the conflict with Al-Qaeda, demonstrate the uncertainty surrounding the conflicts
  • Detailed case studies, such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Southern Lebanon, and Columbia, provide evidence of the practice of states and non-state armed groups
  • Explores the increasing overlap between international humanitarian law and international human rights law in situations of conflict

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