By Jean-Marie Henckaerts, Louise Doswald-Beck, Carolin Alvermann, Knut Dörmann, Baptiste Rolle
In 1995, the foreign Committee of the pink move, besides a number of popular specialists, embarked upon an incredible overseas research into present nation perform in humanitarian legislations so one can determine well-known legislation during this region. This e-book (and its spouse, quantity 2: perform) is the results of that learn. quantity 1 is a accomplished research of the generic ideas of foreign humanitarian legislations appropriate in foreign and non-international armed conflicts.
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Xxx Acknowledgements The authors express their genuine appreciation to Franc¸ois Bugnion, JeanPhilippe Lavoyer and Yves Sandoz for their advice, comments and support throughout the genesis of this study. Lastly our sincere gratitude goes to Christina Grisewood for the monumental task of copy-editing both Volumes I and II, to Philippa Youngman, who prepared the copy for typesetting, and the staff at Cambridge University Press, in particular Finola O’Sullivan for supervising publication and Neil de Cort and Alison Powell for overseeing the production.
56 This study takes the cautious approach that widespread ratification is only an indication and has to be assessed in relation to other elements of practice, in particular the practice of States not party to the treaty in question. Consistent practice of States not party has been considered as important positive evidence. Contrary practice of States not party, however, has been considered as important negative evidence. The practice of States party to a treaty vis-a-vis States ` not party is also particularly relevant.
A number of topics could not be developed in sufficient detail for inclusion in this edition, but they might be included in a future update. These include, for example, the Martens clause, identification of specifically protected persons and objects, and civil defence. Where relevant, practice under international human rights law has been included in the study. ), San Remo Manual on International Law Applicable to Armed Conflicts at Sea, Prepared by international lawyers and naval experts convened by the International Institute of Humanitarian Law, Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Customary International Humanitarian Law: Volume 1, Rules by Jean-Marie Henckaerts, Louise Doswald-Beck, Carolin Alvermann, Knut Dörmann, Baptiste Rolle