The Law of Internal Armed Conflict by Lindsay MoirThe Law of Internal Armed Conflict by Lindsay Moir

The Law of Internal Armed Conflict

byLindsay Moir

Paperback | December 1, 2007

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There is considerable writing on the laws designed to regulate war, but most of this material is devoted to international wars between different states. Lindsay Moir examines the laws which exist to protect civilians caught up in armed conflicts within a single state. This book traces the development of international law from the nineteenth century, up to events arising from the conflicts in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia. It demonstrates how human rights can offer protection during armed conflict and how effectively (and by whom) the relevant rules can be enforced.
LINDSAY MOIR is Lecturer in Law at the University of Hull Law School.
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Title:The Law of Internal Armed ConflictFormat:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.75 inPublished:December 1, 2007Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521046963

ISBN - 13:9780521046961

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Table of Contents

Preface and acknowledgements; Table of cases; Table of treaties and other international instruments; 1. The historical regulation of internal armed conflict; 2. Article 3 common to the Geneva Conventions; 3. Additional Protocol II of 1977; 4. Customary international law and internal armed conflict; 5. Human rights during internal armed conflict; 6. Implementation and enforcement of the laws of internal armed conflict; Bibliography; Index.

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"...a well written and comprehensive introduction to the legal regime governing internal armed conflicts. The work of Moir should definately prove useful to scholars and students of humanitarian law." German Yearbook of International Law