Combatant Status in Non-international Armed Conflicts and the Issues relating to the Lawfulness of the US Operation Against Osama Bin Laden


Master's Thesis, 2011

47 Pages, Grade: Distinction


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INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 1: THE LAW OF ARMED CONFLICTS
1 The evolution in conducting armed conflicts
2 The law of international armed conflicts
3 The law of non-international armed conflicts: Common Article
4 The law of non-international armed conflicts: Additional Protocol II
5 Reducing the legal disparity between international and non-international armed conflicts
6 Conclusion

CHAPTER 2:COMBATANT STATUS AND PRISONER OF WAR RIGHTS
1 Combatant figure under the 1949 Geneva Convention and 1977 Additional Protocol I
2 Historical background relating to POWs and the adoption of the 1949 Geneva Convention III
3 Unlawful Combatants and the denial of combatant status and POWs rights in non-international armed conflict
4 Problem with non-State participants in non-international armed conflict
5 The meaning of direct participation in hostilities
6 The beginning and the end of direct participation in the conflict
7 The origin of the US fight against and the Osama bin Laden killing
8 Conclusion

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Title
Combatant Status in Non-international Armed Conflicts and the Issues relating to the Lawfulness of the US Operation Against Osama Bin Laden
College
University of Westminster
Course
International Humanitarian Law
Grade
Distinction
Author
Year
2011
Pages
47
Catalog Number
V180247
ISBN (eBook)
9783656028482
ISBN (Book)
9783656028666
File size
707 KB
Language
English
Notes
The first Chapter, analysed also important aspects concerning the on-going non-international Libyan conflict.
Keywords
non-international armed conflicts, armed conflicts, US operation, issues, Osama Bin Laden, Al Qaeda, Libia, killing, targeted killing, libyan conflict, combatant status, General Politics, International, Security, Freedom, International Security, Political Freedom & Security, Criminals Outlaws, Criminals & Outlaws, Politics Current Events, Current Events, Political Science
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Avv. Vito Pappagallo (Author), 2011, Combatant Status in Non-international Armed Conflicts and the Issues relating to the Lawfulness of the US Operation Against Osama Bin Laden, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/180247

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