Practitioners Guide to Human Rights Law in Armed Conflict by Daragh MurrayPractitioners Guide to Human Rights Law in Armed Conflict by Daragh Murray

Practitioners Guide to Human Rights Law in Armed Conflict

byDaragh Murray

Hardcover | December 10, 2016

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Although the relationship between international human rights law and the law of armed conflict has been the subject of significant recent academic discussion, there remains a lack of comprehensive guidance in identifying the law applicable to specific situations faced by military forces.Providing guidance for armed forces and practitioners on the detailed application of international human rights law during armed conflict, this book fills that gap. Part 1 of the volume details foundational information relating to international human rights law and human rights institutions, thetypes of operations that States' armed forces engage in, and how the law of armed conflict and international human rights law apply to regulate different situations. Part 2 provides practical guidance as to the legal regulation of specific situations, including discussion of the conduct ofhostilities, detention operations, humanitarian assistance, cyber operations, and investigations.This book is the result of an in-depth process involving both academic and practitioner experts in the law of armed conflict and international human rights law who were convened in meetings at Chatham House chaired by Elizabeth Wilmshurst, Distinguished Fellow at Chatham House. The group includedProfessor Francoise Hampson, Essex University; Professor Dapo Akande, Oxford University; Charles Garraway, Fellow at Essex University; Professor Noam Lubell, Essex University; Michael Meyer, British Red Cross; and Daragh Murray, Lecturer at Essex University.
Daragh Murray is a lecturer in the School of Law and Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex. His research focuses on the law of armed conflict, international human rights law, and the relationship between the two. He has a particular interest in the activities of non-State armed groups and has recently published a monograph ent...
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Title:Practitioners Guide to Human Rights Law in Armed ConflictFormat:HardcoverDimensions:416 pagesPublished:December 10, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198791399

ISBN - 13:9780198791393

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ForewordIntroductionPart I1. Understanding international human rights law2. Identifying, defining, and classifying the activities of armed forces3. The extraterritorial applicability of international human rights law4. Relationship between international human rights law and the law of armed conflictPart II5. Conduct of hostilities and targeting6. Rules of Engagement7. Weapons8. Detention and prisoners of war9. Protection of persons in the hands of the enemy10. Occupation11. Peace operations and other multinational operations12. Humanitarian assistance activities13. Air operations14. Maritime warfare15. Cyber warfare16. Implementation of human rights law