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Title International humanitarian law and human rights law : towards a new merger in international law / edited by Roberta Arnold and Noëlle Quénivet
Published Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 596 pages)
Contents Fundamental standards of humanity : a common language of international humanitarian law and human rights law / Marco Odello -- End justifies the means? : post 9/11 contempt for humane treatment / Agnieszka Jachec-Neale -- Legal conclusion or interpretative process? : lex specialis and the applicability of international human rights standards / Conor McCarthy -- Legal reasoning and the applicability of international human rights standards during military occupation / Conor McCarthy -- Triggering state obligations extraterritorially : the spatial test in certain human rights treaties / Ralph Wilde -- DRC v. Uganda : the applicability of international humanitarian law and human rights law in occupied territories / Tom Ruys and Sten Verhoeven -- Individuals as subjects of international humanitarian law and human rights law / Cátia Lopes and Noëlle Quénivet -- Concurrent application of international humanitarian law and human rights law : a victim perspective / Jean-Marie Henckaerts -- The implementation of international humanitarian law by human rights courts : the example of the inter-American human rights system / Emiliano J. Buis -- "Collateral damages" of military operations : is implementation of international humanitarian law possible using international human rights law tools? / Giovanni Carlo Bruno -- The role of the UN Security Council in implementing international humanitarian law and human rights law / Gregor Schotten and Anke Biehler
The right to life in international humanitarian law and human rights law / Noëlle Quénivet -- Protection of women in international humanitarian law and human rights law / Anke Biehler -- Protection of children in international humanitarian law and human rights law / Vesselin Popovski -- Unaccompanied minors and the right to family reunification in international humanitarian law and human rights law : the Iraqi experience / Kyriaki Topidi -- Crossing legal borders : the interface between refugee law, human rights law and humanitarian law in the "international protection" of refugees / Alice Edwards -- Fair trial guarantees in occupied territory : the interplay between international humanitarian law and human rights law / Yutaka Arai-Takahashi -- Terrorism in international humanitarian law and human rights law / Roberta Arnold -- Judging justice : laws of war, human rights, and the Military Commissions Act of 2006 / Christian M. De Vos -- Targeted killings and international law : law enforcement, self-defense, and armed conflict / Michael N. Schmitt -- Implementing the concept of protection of civilians in the light of international humanitarian law and human rights law : the case of MONUC / Katarina Månsson
Summary Addresses the issue of the applicability and application of international human rights law and international humanitarian law in times of armed conflict. The book examines general issues relating to applicability and the implementation of the two legal regimes as well as provides case studies focusing on specific rights or persons
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Human rights.
Humanitarian law.
Form Electronic book
Author Arnold, Roberta, 1974-
Quénivet, Noëlle N. R.
ISBN 9047431871 (electronic bk.)
9789047431879 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)