The Mavi Marmara Incident and Blockade in Armed Conflict

@article{Guilfoyle2011TheMM,
  title={The Mavi Marmara Incident and Blockade in Armed Conflict},
  author={D. Guilfoyle},
  journal={British Yearbook of International Law},
  year={2011},
  volume={81},
  pages={171-223}
}
  • D. Guilfoyle
  • Published 2011
  • Geography
  • British Yearbook of International Law
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