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Jeanine de Roy van Zuijdewijn

Peace, Terrorism, Armed Conflict and War Crimes Today, it sounds rather strange to associate terrorism with peace. Against the backdrop of Islamic State ( is ) fighters slaughtering civilians in Syria and Iraq, it is hard to see how terrorism could be connected to a situation of peace. In the

Katrina Lee-Koo

Over the past two decades, the United Nations Security Council has established significant architecture to inform and support its Children and Armed Conflict (CaAC) thematic agenda. 1 Initiated in 1999 with the adoption of unscr 1261 – in a response to the 1996 unicef Report, The Impact of

The United Nations as a Party to Armed Conflict

The Intervention Brigade of monusco in the Democratic Republic of Congo (drc)

Damian Lilly

armed conflict with opposing forces should be considered a party to armed conflict has been controversial issue for a number of decades. It is now widely acknowledged that international humanitarian law ( ihl ) is applicable to un peacekeeping operations. 1 Even so, and despite extensive

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Nesrine Badawi

In Islamic Jurisprudence on the Regulation of Armed Conflict: Text and Context, Nesrine Badawi argues against the existence of a “true” interpretation of the rules regulating armed conflict in Islamic law. In a survey of formative and modern seminal legal works on the subject, the author sheds light on the role played by the sociopolitical context in shaping this branch of jurisprudence and offers a detailed examination of the internal deductive structures of these works.

Michael Addaney, Michael Gyan Nyarko and Elsabe Boshoff

instances, disputes over these natural resources have fuelled or caused internal or international armed conflict in a phenomenon often referred to as the ‘resource curse or paradox of plenty’. 2 The political instability resulting from armed conflict over natural resources in turn has a detrimental impact

Katrina Lee-Koo

Over the past two decades, the United Nations Security Council has established significant architecture to inform and support its Children and Armed Conflict (CaAC) thematic agenda. 1 Initiated in 1999 with the adoption of unscr 1261 – in a response to the 1996 unicef Report, The

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Jadranka Petrovic

Although it is precious to all humanity, including future generations, cultural property is targeted wilfully during armed conflict. In the litany of other war crimes the wilful destruction of cultural property is pushed from centre stage. The deliberate destruction of the Old Bridge of Mostar is emblematic of tragedies wrought on priceless cultural objects internationally. Drawing on the relevant rules of international humanitarian law and the jurisprudence of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, this book analyses the normative implications of the deliberate targeting and destruction of the Old Bridge and also examines enforcement efforts in order to identify issues relating to international legal protection of cultural property arising from this incident.

Erik V. Koppe

1. Introduction In recent years, relatively little attention has been paid to protection of the environment during armed conflict. Indeed, and for obvious reasons, the primary focus of attention during armed conflict has not been on the protection of flora and fauna, but rather on the

Dieter Fleck

1. Introduction The legal protection of the natural environment in armed conflict is characterised by a far-reaching absence of specific rules, resulting in constant challenges to the application of general norms of international humanitarian law in situations for which these principles and

Britta Sjöstedt

, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Convention (the WHC). 1 However, since 1996 the unique environment of the Park has been imperilled due to armed conflicts taking place in and around the Park. 2 Damage occurring during armed conflict, including environmental damage, is primarily