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Title The right to life / Christian Tomuschat, Evelyne Lagrange and Stefan Oeter (editors)
Published Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 422 pages)
Contents The right to life : legal and political foundations / Christian Tomuschat -- 'Death is different' : the death penalty and the right to a fair trial / Walter Kälin -- Le recours à la force par la police / Paul Tavernier -- The duty to investigate the death of persons arrested and/or detained by public authorities / Vera Rusinova -- The Bundesverfassungsgericht on the German aerial security law : a Sonderweg from the perspective of international law? / Georg Nolte -- Le crime de génocide dans la jurisprudence internationale : débats et hypothèses / Rafaëlle Maison -- The right to life and the relationship between human rights and humanitarian law / Vera Gowlland-Debbas -- The ICRC's clarification process on the notion of direct participation in hostilities under international humanitarian law / Nils Melzer -- Collateral damages : military necessity and the right to life / Stefan Oeter -- The status of captured fighters in non-international armed conflict / Michael Bothe -- Les " combattants irréguliers " en situation d'occupation militaire / Philippe Weckel -- Targeted killings : a challenge for international law? / Stefanie Schmahl -- Assassinats ciblés et droit à la vie dans la jurisprudence de la Cour suprême israélienne / Hélène Tigroudja -- Le tyrannicide en droit international / Jean d'Aspremont -- Le droit à la vie et le droit à une alimentation suffisante / Emmanuel Decaux -- The right to life and the right to health, in particular the obligation to reduce child mortality / Eibe Riedel -- 'Réfugiés écologiques' et droit international / Astrid Epiney -- Conclusions générales : " le droit à la vie en tant que jus cogens donnant naissance à des obligations erga omnes? " / Pierre d'Argent
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English and French
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Subject Humanitarian law -- Congresses.
Right to life -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Lagrange, Evelyne.
Oeter, Stefan.
Tomuschat, Christian.
ISBN 1282952595
9004189653 (electronic bk.)
9789004189652 (electronic bk.)