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Published: 09 August 2012

694 Pages


ISBN: 9780199239795

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The Law of Non-International Armed Conflict

Sandesh Sivakumaran

  • Makes sense of the rules and principles applicable to non-international armed conflict, the world's most prevalent and deadly type of war
  • Provides new insights on the law of non-international armed conflict, drawing on the views and practice of both governments and irregular armed forces
  • Identifies and synthesizes the relevant rules from international humanitarian law, international human rights law, and international criminal law
  • Takes a historical view: analyses armed conflicts from the US civil war, the Algerian War of Independence, and the attempted secession of Biafra, through to the current conflicts in the Colombia, Philippines, and Sudan