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1. Introduction 2. The main currents: the Hague, Geneva, New York 3. The law before the Protocols of 1977 4. The Protocols of 1977 5. Post-1977 developments 6. Conclusion.
In November 1868, an International Military Commission assembled at St. Petersburg "to examine into the expediency of forbidding the use of certain projectiles in times of war between civilised… (More)
This chapter discusses some aspects of the principles of international humanitarian law relating to the choice of weapons of war. The principles enunciated in the preamble of the St. Petersburg… (More)
"Medical neutrality" is a term one will look for in vain in all of the conventions on international humanitarian law in force. International humanitarian law is designed to find its application in… (More)
Kalshoven's 1987 work for the International Committee of the Red Cross examines the laws of armed conflict that protect non-combatants and, in some cases, those directly involved in war. He describes… (More)
Prior to entering into the question of the right interpretation of Article 3 of the Convention (IV) Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land, signed at The Hague, 18 October 1907, some brief… (More)
El 27 de junio de 1986, la Corte Intemacional de Justicia (CIJ), dicto sentencia sobre el caso de las actividades militares y paramilitares en y contra Nicaragua. El caso, que implicaba a Nicaragua… (More)