Thursday, January 29, 2009

New Volume: African Yearbook on International Humanitarian Law

The latest volume of the African Yearbook on International Humanitarian Law (Vol. 2007) is out. Contents include:
  • Letetia Van der Poll, Emerging jurisprudence on sexual violence perpetrated against women during armed conflict
  • Shaun A. de Freitas, Humanity, the unborn and the intersection of international humanitarian law and human rights law
  • Marion Harroff-Tavel, Cultural diversity and the challenges it poses for humanitarian practitioners
  • Cephas Lumina, Child soldiers: war criminals or pawns in a deadly game?
  • The special court for Sierra Leone
  • Interstate communications under the African Charter of Human and Peoples’ Rights
  • The value of customary international law- recent emergence of non-state actors as subjects of international law
  • Reflections on the study of customary IHL
  • IHL - Past accomplishments and future challenges
  • Study on customary IHL - The understanding and respect for the rule of law in armed conflict