Humanizing the Laws of War: The Red Cross and the by Robin Geiß,Andreas Zimmermann,Stefanie Haumer

By Robin Geiß,Andreas Zimmermann,Stefanie Haumer

during the last a hundred and fifty years, the overseas Committee of the purple pass (ICRC) has been one of many major drivers of innovative improvement in overseas humanitarian legislation, when assuming a number of roles within the humanization of the legislation of warfare. With choose contributions from foreign specialists, this publication significantly assesses the ICRC's exact impression in foreign norm construction. It offers an in depth research of the workings of the foreign crimson move, crimson Crescent flow and ICRC by means of addressing the milestone achievements in addition to the mess ups, shortcomings and controversies over the years. Crucially, the contributions spotlight the teachings to be learnt for destiny demanding situations within the improvement of overseas humanitarian legislations. This publication can be of specific curiosity to students and scholars of foreign legislations, but in addition to practitioners operating within the box of overseas humanitarian legislations at either governmental and non-governmental organizations.

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