Lieber Studies Making and Shaping LOAC Volume – (Un)customary IHL in the 21st Century: Quo Vadis?

Lieber Studies Making and Shaping LOAC Volume – (Un)customary IHL in the 21st Century: Quo Vadis?

| Jun 18, 2024

Lieber Studies Making and Shaping LOAC Volume – (Un)customary IHL in the 21st Century: Quo Vadis? Editors’ note: This post is based on the author’s chapter in Making and Shaping the Law of Armed Conflict (Sandesh Sivakumaran and Christian R. Burne eds....
Diversification of Civilian Agency: An Accountability Perspective

Diversification of Civilian Agency: An Accountability Perspective

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| Jun 12, 2024

Diversification of Civilian Agency: An Accountability Perspective Several recent developments have challenged the traditionally assumed passivity of civilians in armed conflict. Most notable are calls to participate in a volunteer IT army, the facilitation of an app...
Flamethrowers: A Fiery Legacy and Uncertain Future?

Flamethrowers: A Fiery Legacy and Uncertain Future?

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| Jun 3, 2024

Flamethrowers: A Fiery Legacy and Uncertain Future? In warfare, few weapons are as terrifying as the flamethrower. Horrific imagery captured in iconic photographs from the First and Second World Wars cemented its reputation for inflicting excruciating burns and...
The War Crime of Starvation – The Irony of Grasping at Low Hanging Fruit

The War Crime of Starvation – The Irony of Grasping at Low Hanging Fruit

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| May 15, 2024

The War Crime of Starvation – The Irony of Grasping at Low Hanging Fruit Rumours surrounding possible International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrants in the Situation in the State of Palestine have raised several important legal, procedural and political questions....
In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – Civilian Evacuations and the Law of Armed Conflict

In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – Civilian Evacuations and the Law of Armed Conflict

| May 6, 2024

In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – Civilian Evacuations and the Law of Armed Conflict Editors’ note: This post is part of a series to honor Professor Yoram Dinstein, who passed away on Saturday February 10, 2024. These posts recognize Professor Dinstein’s work and the...