Targeted Killing in International Law

Targeted Killing in International Law

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A comprehensive analysis into the lawfulness of state-sponsored targeted killings under international human rights and humanitarian law, this book examines treaties, custom and general principles of law to determine the normative paradigms which govern the intentional use of lethal force against selected individuals in law enforcement and the conduct of hostilities. Through an exhaustive analysis of recent state practice and jurisprudence, the book establishes when targeted killing may be considered lawful, and what legal restraints are imposed on the practice in times of war and peace.... of non-international armed conflict, the tentative text of the San Remo Manual ( 2004) makes the following reservation: Using ... Manual would, therefore, be permissible and appropriate only to the extent that the mentioned hostage rescue anbsp;...

Title:Targeted Killing in International Law
Author: Nils Melzer
Publisher:Oxford University Press on Demand - 2008-05-29

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