Wednesday, January 23, 2008

New Issue: International Review of the Red Cross

The latest issue of the International Review of the Red Cross (Vol. 89, no. 867, September 2007) is out. The theme is Torture. Contents include:
  • Torture
    • Interview with Dr Abdel Hamid Afana
    • Cordula Droege, “In truth the leitmotiv”: the prohibition of torture and other forms of ill-treatment in international humanitarian law
    • Raphaëlle Branche, Torture of terrorists? Use of torture in a “war against terrorism”: justifications, methods and effects: the case of France in Algeria, 1954–1962
    • James Ross, Black letter abuse: the US legal response to torture since 9/11
    • Hernán Reyes, The worst scars are in the mind: psychological torture
    • Marcelo N. Viñar, Civilization and torture: beyond the medical and psychiatric approach
    • Michael Grodin & George Annas, Physicians and torture: lessons from the Nazi doctors
  • Selected Articles on International Humanitarian Law
    • Jonathan Some, Jungle justice: passing sentence on the equality of belligerents in non-international armed conflict
    • Dražan Đukić, Transitional justice and the International Criminal Court – in “the interests of justice”?
  • Reports and Documents
    • International humanitarian law and the challenges of contemporary armed conflicts
    • National implementation of international humanitarian law