Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 May 2017

256 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9781849047982

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Rebel Law

Insurgents, Courts and Justice in Modern Conflict

Frank Ledwidge

A Hurst Publication

  • A revealing and unique account of how insurgent groups mete our their own brand of justice, to maintain control and cement their legitimacy.
  • A seasoned lawyer and military intelligence officer considers issues of justice in newly formed states, societies post civil war, etc.
  • Considers the weapon of law in conflict regions
  • Case studies include the IRA, Taliban, and Islamic State
  • Uniquely qualified to write this book, the author is both a former barrister and military intelligence officer with experience in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya

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