Sarkin, J.J., The Conflict in Syria and the Failure of International Law to Protect People Globally: Mass Atrocities, Enforced Disappearances, and Arbitrary Detentions, 2022
This book explores, through the lens of the conflict in Syria, why international law and the United Nations have failed to halt conflict and massive human rights violations in many places around the world which has allowed tens of millions of people to be killed.
This book offers the first comprehensive scholarly analysis of the current meaning and scope of military necessity – a key concept in the international legal framework for the protection of cultural heritage during armed conflicts since the adoption of the 1954 Hague Convention.
Heffes/Kotlik/Ventura (eds.), International Humanitarian Law and Non-State Actors: Debates, Law and Practice, 2020
This book challenges the traditional approach to international law by concentrating on international humanitarian law and placing the focus beyond States: it reflects on current legal, policy and practical issues that concern non-State actors in and around situations of armed conflict.
The book is designed to provide an overview of the development, meaning, and nature of international humanitarian law (IHL).
In Islamic Jurisprudence on the Regulation of Armed Conflict: Text and Context, Nesrine Badawi argues against the existence of a “true” interpretation of the rules regulating armed conflict in Islamic law.
Starting as a civil uprising calling for liberal reforms in March 2011, the unrest in Syria rapidly deteriorated into a proxy-led armed conflict involving multiple state-sponsored and non-state actors, including foreign militias and local armed groups.
Hinnebusch, R., The War for Syria: Regional and International Dimensions of the Syrian Uprising, 2020
Examining the international dimensions of the Syrian conflict, this book studies external factors relating to the Uprising. It explores the involvement of outside powers and the events’ impact both on regional and international level.
Brill Publishers is an international publishing house founded in 1683 with a rich history and a strong international focus. Brill’s publications focus on international law, the humanities and social sciences and selected areas in the sciences.
Written as the decade-long Syria conflict nears an end, this is the first book-length treatment of how the Syrian war has changed international law.
Die Martens’sche Klausel wurde an der ersten Haager Friedenskonferenz von 1899 v.a. aus diplomatischen Gründen formuliert.