Tilman Rodenhaeuser

Dr Tilman Rodenhauser holds a PhD from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. He is currently Legal Adviser at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and worked previously with the German Red Cross, DCAF, and Geneva Call. The views expressed on this blog are those of the author alone and do not engage the ICRC, or previous employers, in any form.

Organizing Responses – a (partial) reply to the blog symposium

I feel truly honoured to see such rich posts by a range of great scholars and practitioners, each raising important and though-provoking questions on and criticism of my book Organizing Rebellion. This leaves me with the intimidating task of ‘organizing responses’. While I will not be able to engage with each question or disagreement (and …

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Organizing Rebellion Symposium: Four Points to Conceptualize Armed Groups under International Law

Looking at armed groups in the conflicts and crises of the past decade, the picture we see is increasingly messy. On the one extreme, there is a multiplication of groups. Researchers say that more armed groups have emerged in the last six years than in the previous six decades. For instance, McQuinn reports that during …

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