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Online Book Launch: Towards a Regime of Responsibility of Armed Groups in International Law

On 29 September 2020, Alma – the Association for the Promotion of International Humanitarian Law will hold the online launch of the book Towards a Regime of Responsibility of Armed Groups in International Law (Intersentia 2020). The event will be introduced by Ido Rosenzweig, Alma’s Chairman and Director of research at the Minerva Center for …

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Countering Internal Threats: Armed Groups and International Law

Dr Shane Darcy is a senior lecturer and Deputy Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights in the School of Law at the National University of Ireland Galway. He is currently a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science visiting fellow at Doshisha University, Kyoto. His new book To Serve the Enemy: Informers, Collaborators …

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OJ Symposium on Internationalized Armed Conflicts in International Law

Readers interested in conflict classification and internationalised armed conflicts should take a look at the recent symposium on Kubo Macak’s excellent book Internationalized Armed Conflicts in International Law. During the symposium, nine different authors – Susan Breau, Bill Boothby, Anne Quintin, Laurie Blank, Tamás Hoffmann, myself, Elvina Pothelet, Priya Pillai, and Alonso Gurmendi – commented on the book, each focusing on slightly different …

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Katharine awarded Francis Lieber Prize for best 2017 LOAC book

I have not been able to post anything for quite a while, but this is a great occasion to start again. Those who have a twitter account may already have seen the announcement, but for the less ‘progressive’ members of the IHL community (like myself): Katharine’s excellent book The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human …

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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The Deterrent Effect of International Criminal Tribunals

Jennifer Schense is one of the editors of an important new study on the deterrent effect of international criminal tribunals. She presents a brief summary of its scope and main findings below:- On 4 November 2016 in Nuremberg, at its annual forum commemorating the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Nuremberg Principles by the …

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EJILTalk! Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Armed Groups

This week, EJILTalk! has been hosting an interesting discussion of Daragh Murray’s book on the human rights obligations of armed groups (which we advertised on the blog a few months ago here). After an introduction by Murray, Jonathan Horowitz, Cordula Droege, and Marco Sassoli have commented on the book and Murray has been invited to …

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New Publication on the Obligations of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law

Readers of this blog will receive a 20% discount on Daragh Murray’s new publication entitled Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Armed Groups which was recently published by Hart. More details of the book (including a clearer version of the text above) can be found here. Daragh Murray is a lecturer at Essex University and Director …

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