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Advanced reading


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


Classification of persons


IHL and terrorism


IHL and international human rights law

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