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Published: 14 December 2017

192 Pages


ISBN: 9780198808435

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The Law of Maritime Blockade

Past, Present, and Future

Phillip Drew

Oxford Monographs in International Humanitarian & Criminal Law

  • Traces the development of the law of maritime blockade from 1684 through to present day
  • Shows how the current law of blockade can cause or exacerbate starvation or other serious harm to civilian populations, in breach of current human rights and humanitarian norms
  • Sets out a new legal framework for maritime blockades which keeps its traditional features while incorporating better protection for the civilian population

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