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International law concerning child civilians in armed conflict

by Jenny Kuper

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Combatants and noncombatants (International law),
  • Children -- Legal status, laws, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-274) and index.

    StatementJenny Kuper.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKZ6515 .K87 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 283 p. ;
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1012789M
    ISBN 100198264860, 0198264852
    LC Control Number96053446

    International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal ustice: n Introductory Handook 7 This Handbook provides an introduction to two of the most important areas of international law directed at ameliorating the horrors of war and securing human dignity: international humanitarian law and international criminal law. children in armed conflict are laid out in the geneva conventions () and their additional Protocols (), the convention on the rights of the child () and its Optional Protocol on the involvement of children in armed conflict (), and the rome statute () of the international Criminal Size: 66KB.

    The information below is based on the Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict (A/73/–S//) issued on 20 June Photo: @UNICEF The security situation in the country improved following the military defeat of ISIL in late , resulting in improved access for the monitoring and verifying of grave violations. International humanitarian law encompasses the principles and rules that regulate the means and methods of warfare, as well as the humanitarian protection of civilian .

    non-international armed conflict LOAC PPT 2, Introduction to the Law of Armed Conflict - 14 1. Only engage military objectives. Do not attack civilians or civilian objects. 2. When engaging military objectives, ensure that expected collateral damage is not excessive to the expected military advantage. Size: 1MB. 1. For the purpose of discussion it is useful to divide the international rules on the protection of the civilian population and of individual civilians during armed conflict into two groups, which are the response to two distinct situations: (a) the rules providing protection to the civilian population or individual persons under the control of the adversary against violence or arbitrary .


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International law concerning child civilians in armed conflict by Jenny Kuper Download PDF EPUB FB2

Each year, many thousands of child civilians are killed, injured, or otherwise physically and psychologically harmed as a result of armed conflicts.

There is a considerable body of international law which aims to minimise the harm inflicted on these children, and yet it is little known, or by: International law concerning child civilians in armed conflict is a book by the legal scholar Jenny Kuper, published under the Clarendon Press imprint, described by Oxford University Press as being "for Oxford publications of particular academic importance".Publisher: Clarendon Press.

There is a considerable body of international law which aims to minimise the harm inflicted on these children, and yet it is little known, or observed. This book is the first major international legal text to focus exclusively on child civilians. It addresses three main questions: (1) what are the precise rulesAuthor: Jenny Kuper.

If anything, in situations of armed conflict children receive the worst that mankind has to give. -- This is despite the fact that there is a plethora of international law which is relevant as 5/5(1).

There is a body of international law that aims to minimise the harm inflicted on children as a result of armed conflicts, and yet it is little known, or observed.

This book increases awareness and observance of the law, in order to improve the protection of such children. Synopsis Each year, many thousands of child civilians are killed, injured, or otherwise physically and psychologically harmed as a result of armed conflicts.

There is a considerable body of international law which aims to minimise the harm inflicted on these children, and yet it is little known, or observed. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Each year, many thousands of child civilians are killed, injured, or otherwise physically and psychologically harmed as a result of armed conflicts.

There is a considerable body of international law which aims to minimise the harm inflicted on these children, and yet it is little known, or observed. An author responds International law concerning child civilians in armed conflict in The International Journal of Children's Rights.

Author: Freeman. View More View Less. An author responds International law concerning child civilians in armed conflictAuthor: Freeman. Jenny Kuper, International Law Concerning Child Civilians in Armed Conflict in The International Journal of Children's Rights.

Author: Mermet 1 International Law Concerning Child Civilians in Armed Conflict in The International Journal of Children's : Mermet.

‘Child Soldiers and the Lubanga Case’ and ‘The Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare’ are the two central themes of this volume. Each of these timely topics is addressed from three different angles, providing a truly comprehensive analysis of the subject.

The book also. Book Two Chapter X. Law of armed conflict Main instruments Declaration on principles of international law concerning friendly relations and sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography (c) Optional Protocol to the Convention on the rights of the child.

26 iNTERNATiONAL LEGAL PROTECTiON OF HUMAN RiGHTS iN ARMED CONFLiCT.  The provisions of international human rights treaties: article 4 of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict specifically imposes some degree of obligation on armed Size: KB.

This highly influential book covers all aspects of international humanitarian law in international and non-international armed conflict situations. Extensive explanatory commentary and case analysis by a team of distinguished and internationally renowned experts.

These were added to the original document to address the increase in violence against civilians in armed conflicts. The Convention on the Rights of the Child and the optional protocol of confirm that the use of children under the age of eighteen in armed hostilities constitutes a war crime punishable under international law.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for International Law Concerning Child Civilians in Armed Conflict at Read honest and 5/5(1). The law of armed conflict is a branch of international law, the law that States have agreed to accept as binding upon them in their dealings with other States.

As well as governing relationships between States, international law applies to the conduct of hostilities within a State. It is therefore crucial to the profession of arms – your.

International humanitarian law clearly states that children's rights must be respected during armed conflict. However, this does not always prevent children being affected by violence in various ways.

In this interview, the ICRC's child protection adviser, Kristin Barstad, describes the ICRC's approach to the issue. — In the case of armed conflict not of an international character occurring in the territory of one of the High Contracting Parties, each Party to the conflict shall be bound to apply, as a.

Protection Of Children in. International Humanitarian Law. Introduction: The Legal Protection of children was introduced into international humanitarian law after the second world war. Experience during that conflict had, in fact, pointed to the urgent need to draw up an instrument of public international law for protecting civilian population in wartime, from the fourth.

As the first detailed analysis of the surprisingly large bodyof law relevant to the treatment of child civilians, this book is an important contribution to a topical and highly charged human rights issue.

Category: Law The Protection Of Civilians In Armed Conflicts. The International Journal of Children’s Rights 6:An author responds International Law Concerning Child Civilians in Armed Conflict It has come to our attention that there were a number of factual errors in the recent book review in this Journal (Volume 6, issue 1,pp.

–) of Jenny Kuper’s International Law Concerning Child Civilians in Armed Conflict .international humanitarian law with other fi elds of law, especially human rights law, the law of non-international armed confl ict, the status of civilian contractors, the law of inter-national peace operations, and the role of the Security Council and NGOs in international humanitarian law.

Some newly added parts of the manual are.Quotation The treaty-based law applicable to internal armed conflicts is relatively recent and is contained in common article 3 of the Geneva Conventions, Additional Protocol II, and article 19 of the Hague Convention on Cultural is unlikely that there is any body of customary international law applicable to internal armed conflict which does not find its root in these .