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Published: 29 August 2013

768 Pages


ISBN: 9780199658800

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The Manual of International Humanitarian Law (pdf)

The Handbook of International Humanitarian Law

Third Edition

Edited by Dieter Fleck

  • This highly influential book covers all aspects of international humanitarian law in international and non-international armed conflict situations
  • Extensive explanatory commentary and case analysis by a team of distinguished and internationally renowned experts
  • Explores international humanitarian law's interaction with human rights law and international criminal law
  • Examines the relevance of international humanitarian law in peacetime and post-conflict military operations

New to this Edition:

  • Addresses the contentious issues in the field that have developed since the previous edition, including direct participation in hostilities; air and missile warfare; belligerent occupation; operational detention; and the protection of the environment in armed conflict
  • New material assessing the latest developments in international humanitarian law, including the 2010 amendments to the ICC Statute

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