Download Customary International Humanitarian Law: Volume 2, by Jean-Marie Henckaerts, Louise Doswald-Beck, Carolin PDF

By Jean-Marie Henckaerts, Louise Doswald-Beck, Carolin Alvermann, Angela Cotroneo, Antoine Grand, Baptiste Rolle

In 1995, the foreign Committee of the crimson move, in addition to various well known specialists, embarked upon a massive overseas research into present kingdom perform in humanitarian legislation so as to establish universal legislation during this region. This ebook (and its spouse, quantity 1: ideas) is the results of that examine. quantity 2 incorporates a precis of the appropriate treaty legislation, overseas case-law and proper country perform together with laws, army manuals, case-law, legit statements, and reliable army perform for every point of humanitarian legislations. additionally to be had: quantity 1: ideas 0-521-80899-5 Hardback $100.00 C 0-521-00528-0 Paperback $38.00 D Boxed Set of three Volumes: Vol.l: ideas; Vol. 2: perform: components 1 and a pair of 0-521-53925-0 Hardback $450.00 C

Show description

Read or Download Customary International Humanitarian Law: Volume 2, Practice, Parts 1 and 2 PDF

Best human rights books

The Sacredness of the Person: A New Genealogy of Human Rights

Writer word: Alex Skinner (Translator)
------------------

Conventional knowledge holds that human rights emerged from the spirit of the French Revolution, itself a political expression of the French Enlightenment, which used to be ordinarily obvious as anticlerical and anti-Christian and anti-religious.

An replacement interpretation contends that the present human rights regime is the results of the Judeo-Christian culture, paved via the certainty of the human individual imparted via the Christian gospels. Drawing on sociologists akin to Durkheim and Weber and Troetsch, Joas units out a brand new direction and proposes an alternate family tree.

He proposes that the trendy trust in human rights and common human dignity is the results of a means of "sacralization," during which each individual has more and more been seen as sacred. milestones of this method within the sleek period, Joas issues out, have been the abolition of torture and slavery--common practices within the pre-18th century West. This technique of "sacralization" culminates within the 1948 common announcement of Human Rights, demonstrating how values--what Joas calls price generalization--can shift through the years and mirror human growth.

Human Rights in Chinese Foreign Relations: Defining and Defending National Interests

Few matters within the relatives among China and the West invoke as a lot ardour as human rights. At stake, even though, are even more than ethical matters and harm nationwide emotions. To Washington, the undemocratic nature of the chinese language govt makes it eventually suspect on all matters. To Beijing, the human rights strain exerted through the West on China turns out designed to compromise its legitimacy.

Everything I Know About Business I Learned at McDonald's: The 7 Leadership Principles that Drive Break Out Success

What's it approximately McDonald's that has enabled it to provide extra millionaires from inside its ranks than any corporation in background? What earns the timeless admire and loyalty of its franchisees, owners, and forty seven million consumers served day-by-day, from Moscow to Evansville to Rio de Janeiro? and the way does it proceed to extend its items, retool its photo, and develop into extra well-liked by each one passing 12 months?

The Nuremberg Military Tribunals and the Origins of International Criminal Law

This booklet offers the 1st entire felony research of the twelve conflict crimes trials held within the American quarter of profession among 1946 and 1949, jointly referred to as the Nuremberg army Tribunals (NMTs). The judgments the NMTs produced have performed a severe position within the improvement of foreign felony legislation, relatively when it comes to how courts presently comprehend struggle crimes, crimes opposed to humanity, and the crime of aggression.

Extra resources for Customary International Humanitarian Law: Volume 2, Practice, Parts 1 and 2

Sample text

Italy, Declarations made upon ratification of AP I, 27 February 1986, § 8. New Zealand, Declarations made upon ratification of AP I, 8 February 1988, § 4. UK, Reservations and declarations made upon ratification of AP I, 28 January 1998, § j. CDDH, Official Records, Vol. I, Part Three, Draft Additional Protocols, June 1973, p. 37. CDDH, Official Records, Vol. 1, 3 February–18 April 1975, p. 288, § 113. 94 Other Instruments 93. Article 15 of the 1863 Lieber Code states that “military necessity admits of all direct destruction of life or limb of ‘armed’ enemies .

86 88. 87 89. Upon ratification of AP I, Italy declared that “the first sentence of paragraph 2 of [Article 52] prohibits only such attacks as may be directed against nonmilitary objectives. ”88 90. 89 91. Upon ratification of AP I, the UK stated that: It is the understanding of the United Kingdom that . . 90 92. 92 The approved text provided that “in order to ensure respect and protection for the civilian population . . the Parties to the conflict . . shall direct their operations only against military 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 Australia, Declarations made upon ratification of AP I, 21 June 1991, § 5.

82 Attacks against combatants I. Treaties and Other Instruments Treaties 83. The preamble to the 1868 St. Petersburg Declaration states that “the only legitimate object which States should endeavour to accomplish during war is to weaken the military forces of the enemy”. 84. Article 48 AP I states that “Parties to the conflict . . shall direct their operations only against military objectives”. 83 85. Article 52(2) AP I states that “attacks shall be limited strictly to military objectives”. 84 80 81 82 83 84 IIHL, Rules of International Humanitarian Law Governing the Conduct of Hostilities in Noninternational Armed Conflicts, Rule A1 and Commentary, IRRC, No.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.52 of 5 – based on 25 votes