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Documents on the Laws of War

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Contains texts of the main treaties and other key documents covering variety of issues such as: the rights and duties of both belligerents and neutrals; prohibitions or restrictions on the use of particular weapons; the protection of victims of war, including the wounded and sick, prisoners of war, and civilians; and more.

Auteur

Professor Sir Adam Roberts is President of the British Academy and Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Oxford University, and Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford University. His main academic interests are in the fields of international security, international organizations, and international law (including the laws of war). He has also worked extensively on the role of civil resistance against dictatorial regimes and foreign rule, and on the history of thought about international relations. Professor Robert's is the co-editor of Civil Resistance and Power Politics (OUP 2008) and Hugo Grotius and International Relations (OUP 1992).

Richard Guelff is a member of the District of Columbia Bar with an international law practice in London and counsel to a law firm in Geneva.



Texte du rabat

This new edition of the popular and authoritative text on the laws of war has been revised and completely updated to take account of the many diplomatic, legal and military developments of the last ten years. Conflicts in the Gulf, Yugoslavia and Rwanda in the 1990s have ensured that the laws<br>of war remain a topic of considerable international relevance.

Résumé
A work on international humanitarian law, which contains texts of the main treaties and includes other documents, such as: agreements on anti-personnel mines and laser weapons; two documents on UN forces and international humanitarian law; an extract from the Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice on nuclear weapons; and more.

Contenu

Introduction by the Editors; 1856 Paris Declaration Respecting Maritime Law; 1868 St Petersburg Declaration Renouncing the Use, in Time of War, of Explosive Projectiles Under 400 Grammes Weight; 1899 Hague Declaration 2 Concerning Asphyxiating Gases; 1899 Hague Declaration 3 Concerning Expanding Bullets; 1907 Hague Convention IV Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land; ANNEX TO THE CONVENTION: REGULATIONS RESPECTING THE LAWS AND CUSTOMS OF WAR ON LAND; 1907 Hague Convention V Respecting the Rights and Duties of Neutral Powers and Persons in Case of War on Land; 1907 Hague Convention VII Relating to the Conversion of Merchant Ships into Warships; 1907 Hague Convention VIII Relative to the Laying of Automatic Submarine Contact Mines; 1907 Hague Convention IX Concerning Bombardment by Naval Forces in Time of War; 1907 Hague Convention XI Relative to Certain Restrictions with Regard to Exercise of the Right of Capture in Naval War; 1907 Hague Convention XIII Concerning the Rights and Duties of Neutral Powers in Naval War; 1923 Hague Rules of Aerial Warfare; 1925 Geneva Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare; 1936 London Proces-Verbal Relating to the Rules of Submarine Warfare Set Forth in Part IV of the Treaty of London of 22 April 1930; 1946 Judgment of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg: Extracts on Crimes Against International Law; 1948 UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide; 1949 Geneva Convention I for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field; 1949 Geneva Convention II for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea; 1949 Geneva Convention III Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War; 1949 Geneva Convention IV Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War; 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict; REGULATIONS FOR THE EXECUTION OF THE CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF CULTURAL PROPERTY IN THE EVENT OF ARMED CONFLICT; 1954 First Hague Protocol for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict; 1976 UN Convention on the Prohibition of Military or Any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques; 1977 Geneva Protocol I Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and Relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts; 1977 Geneva Protocol II Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and Relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts; 1978 Red Cross Fundamental Rules of International Humanitarian Law Applicable in Armed Conflicts; 1980 UN Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects; 1980 Protocol I on Non-Detectable Fragments; 1980 Protocol II on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, Booby-Traps and Other Devices; 1980 Protocol III on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Incendiary Weapons; 1995 Protocol IV on Blinding Laser Weapons; 1996 Amended Protocol II on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, Booby-Traps and Other Devices; 1991 Operation Desert Storm, US Rules of Engagement (Pocket Card); 1993 Statute of International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: Extracts; 1994 San Remo Manual on International Law Applicable to Armed Conflicts at Sea; 1994 ICRC/UNGA Guidelines for Military Manuals and Instructions on the Protection of the Environment in Time of Armed Conflict; 1994 Statute of International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda: Extracts; 1994 UN Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel; 1996 Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons: Extract; 1997 Ottawa Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Pers

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Documents on the Laws of War
Éditeur:
Code EAN: 9780198763901
ISBN: 0198763905
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: OUP Oxford
nombre de pages: 786
Poids: 1330g
Taille: H244mm x B170mm x T41mm
Année: 2001
Auflage: 3. Auflage