Humanizing the Laws of War

Humanizing the Laws of War

The Red Cross and the Development of International Humanitarian Law

Zimmermann, Andreas; Haumer, Stefanie; Geiss, Robin

Cambridge University Press

06/2017

278

Dura

Inglês

9781107171350

15 a 20 dias

This book analyzes the unique role of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in international norm creation and the progressive development of international humanitarian law. It will be of interest to scholars and students of international law, but also to practitioners working in the field of international humanitarian law at government agencies and non-governmental organizations.
Introduction: the international Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and the development of international humanitarian law Stefanie Haumer, Robin Geiss and Andreas Zimmermann; Part I. The International Committee of the Red Cross' Influence on the Development of Core International Humanitarian Law Treaties: 1. The International Committee of the Red Cross and the Geneva Conventions of 1949 Robert Heinsch; 2. The International Committee of the Red Cross and the additional protocols of 1977 Michael Bothe; Part II. The International Committee of the Red Cross and the Development of International Humanitarian Law beyond Treaty Regimes: 3. The International Committee of the Red Cross and the clarification of customary international humanitarian law Jean-Marie Henckaerts; 4. The International Committee of the Red Cross' 'interpretive guidance on the notion of direct participation in hostilities': see a little light Robert Cryer; Part III. The International Committee of the Red Cross' Influence on Related Areas of International Law: 5. Development of treaties limiting or prohibiting the use of certain weapons: the role of the International Committee of the Red Cross Kathleen Lawand and Isabel Robinson; 6. Between 'constructive engagement', 'collusion' and 'critical distance': the International Committee of the Red Cross and the development of international criminal law Carsten Stahn; Part IV. Conclusion: 7. The International Committee of the Red Cross - a unique actor in the field of international humanitarian law creation and progressive development Robin Geiss and Andreas Zimmermann.
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