Published in July 2018.
This module is a resource for lecturers
This section recommends advanced readings for students interested in exploring the topic(s) of this Module in more detail, and for lecturers teaching the Module.
Core principles of IHL
- Dinstein, Yoram (2016). The Conduct of Hostilities under the Law of International Armed Conflict, 3 rd ed. Cambridge University Press.
- Duffy, Helen (2015). The 'War on Terror' and the Framework of International Law, 2 nd ed. Cambridge University Press. Ch. 6.
- Fleck, Dieter, ed. (2013). The Handbook of International Humanitarian Law, 3 rd ed. Oxford University Press.
- Jachec-Neale, Agnieszka (2014). The Concept of Military Objectives in International Law and Targeting Practice. Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict.
- Henderson, Ian (2011). "The Contemporary Law of Targeting: Military Objectives, Proportionality and Precautions in Attack under Additional Protocol I." Journal of Conflict and Security Law, vol. 16, p. 411.
- Sivakumaran, Sandesh (2012). The Law of Non-International Armed Conflict. Oxford University Press.
Categorization of an armed conflict
- Duxbury, Alison (2007). " Drawing Lines in the Sand - Characterising Conflicts for the Purposes of Teaching International Humanitarian Law." Melbourne Journal of International Law, vol. 8, issue 2, pp. 259-273.
- ICRC (2008). " Interpretive Guidance on the Notion of Direct Participation in Hostilities under International Humanitarian Law." International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 90, no. 872, pp. 991-1047.
- Kretzmer, David (2009). " Rethinking the Application of IHL in Non-International Armed Conflicts." Israel Law Review, vol. 42, issue 1, pp. 8-45.
- Stewart, James G. (2003). " Towards a Single Definition of Armed Conflict in International Humanitarian Law: A Critique of Internationalized Armed Conflict." International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 85, no. 850, pp. 313- 350.
Classification of persons
- Aldrich, George H. (2002). " The Taliban, al-Qaeda and the Determination of Illegal Combatants." American Journal of International Law, vol. 96, no. 4, pp. 891-898.
- Bilkova, Veronika (2009). " Talking about Unlawful Combatants? A Short and Concise Assessment of a Long and Multifaceted Debate." Central European Journal of International and Security Studies, vol. 2, issue 3.
- Bellal, Annyssa, Gilles Ciacca, and Stuart Casey-Maslen (2011). " International law and armed non-state actors in Afghanistan." International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 93, no. 881, pp. 47-79.
- Dormann, Knut (2003). " The Legal Situation of 'Unlawful/Unprivileged Combatants'." International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 85, issue. 849, pp. 45-74.
- Reed, Alastair, Johanna Pohl and Marjolein Jegerings (2017). The Four Dimensions of the Foreign Fighter Threat: Making Sense of an Evolving Phenomenon . Policy Brief. International Centre for Counter-Terrorism: The Hague.
- Richemond-Barak, Daphné(2012). "Applicability and Application of the Laws of War in Modern Conflicts." Florida Journal of International Law, vol. 23, p. 327.
- Richemond-Barak, Daphné, and Victoria Barber (2016). " Foreign Volunteers or Foreign Fighters? The Emerging Legal Framework Governing Foreign Fighters." Opinio Juris, May.
IHL and terrorism
- Cryer, Robert (2002). " The Fine Art of Friendship: Jus in Bello in Afghanistan." Journal of Conflict and Security Law, vol. 7, issue 1, pp.37-83.
- Greenwood, Christopher (2002). " International law and the 'war against terrorism'." International Affairs, vol. 78, no. 2, pp. 301-317.
- Lamp, Nicholas (2011). " Conceptions of War and Paradigms of Compliance: The 'New War' Challenge to International Humanitarian Law." Journal of Conflict and Security Law, vol. 16, issue 2, pp.225-262.
- Marks, Stephen P. (2006). " International Law and the 'War on Terrorism': Post 9/11 Responses by the United States and Asia Pacific Countries." Asia Pacific Law Review, vol. 14, issue 1 pp. 43-74.
IHL and international human rights law
- Eden, Paul, and Matthew Happold (2009). " Symposium: The Relationship between International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law." Journal of Conflict & Security Law, vol. 14, issue 3, pp. 441-447.
- Goodman, Ryan (2013). " The Power to Kill or Capture Enemy Combatants." European Journal of International Law, vol. 24, no. 3, p. 819-853.
- Hamilton, Carolyn, and Tabatha Abu El-Haj (1997). " Armed conflict: The protection of children under international law." International Journal of Children's Rights, vol. 5, issue 1, pp. 1-46.
- Hampson, Francoise J. (2008). " The relationship between international humanitarian law and human rights law from the perspective of a human rights treaty body." International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 90, no. 871, pp. 549-572.
- Hill-Cawthorne, Lawrence (2015). " Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law and the Bifurcation of Armed Conflict." International & Comparative Law Quarterly, vol. 64, issue 2, p. 293-325.
- Lieblich, Eliav (2014). Beyond Life and Limb: Exploring Incidental Mental Harm under International Humanitarian Law. In Applying International Humanitarian Law in Judicial and Quasi-Judicial Bodies, Derek Jinks, Jackson N. Maogoto, Solon Solomon, eds. Springer. p. 186.
- Pejic, Jelena (2011). " The European Court of Human Rights' Al-Jedda judgment: the oversight of international humanitarian law." International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 93, no. 883, pp. 837-851.
- Tamura, Eriko (2011). " The Isayeva Cases of the European Court of Human Rights: The Application of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law in Non-International Armed Conflicts." Chinese Journal of International Law, vol. 10, issue 1, pp. 129-140.