Annyssa Bellal

Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

Research Fellow and strategic adviser on IHL

Villa Monyier

120B rue de Lausanne

Geneva, 1211

Switzerland

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The Concept of Combatant Under International Humanitarian Law

INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW - AN ANTHOLOGY, pp. 57-76, Louise Doswald Beck, Azizur Rahmman Chowdhury and Mid Jahid Hossan Bhuiyan, eds., Lexis Nexis, 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Oct 2010
Annyssa Bellal and Vincent Chetail
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEI)
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combatant, international humanitarian law, use of force

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Welcome on Board: Improving Respect for International Humanitarian Law Through the Engagement of Armed Non-State Actors

Forthcoming in the Yearbook of IHL 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Jul 2017
Annyssa Bellal
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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Armed non-state actors, Humanitarian engagement, Counter-terrorism, Peace mediation, International humanitarian law, international human rights law, Accountability, Responsibility

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Establishing the Direct Responsibility of Non-State Armed Groups for Violations of International Norms: Issues of Attribution

Noemi Gal-Or, Math Noortmann, and Cedric Ryngaert (eds), Responsibilities of the Non-State Actor in Armed Conflict: Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Findings, Brill, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jun 2014
Annyssa Bellal
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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non-state actors; responsibility; international human rights law; public international law; international humanitarian law

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‘Yes, I Do’: Binding Armed Non-State Actors to IHL and Human Rights Norms Through Their Consent

Human Rights & International Legal Discourse Vol. 12(1), 120-136, 2018
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Aug 2018
Annyssa Bellal and Ezequiel Heffes
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and Independent
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Armed Non-State Actors, Equality of Belligerents, International Humanitarian Law, International Human Rights Law, Non-International Armed Conflicts

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Non-State Armed Groups in Transitional Justice Processes Adapting to New Realities of Conflict

Roger Duthie and Paul Seils (Eds), Justice Mosaics: How Context Shapes Transitional Justice in Fractured Societies, (New York: Ictj, 2017).
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Mar 2017
Annyssa Bellal
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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non-state armed groups, transitional justice, impunity, international humanitarian law, international human rights law

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What Are ‘Armed Non-State Actors’? A Legal and Semantic Approach

Ezequiel Heffes, Marcos D. Kotlik, Manuel J. Ventura (Editors), International Humanitarian Law and Non-State Actors, Debates, Law and Practice Springer, 2019.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Jun 2020
Annyssa Bellal
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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armed non-state actors, international humanitarian law, human rights law, public international law, armed groups

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Beyond the Pale? Engaging the Islamic State on International Humanitarian Law

Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Annyssa Bellal
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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non state armed groups, international humanitarian law, human rights law, counter-terrorism

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Health and the Law of Armed Conflict

Gian Luca Burci and Brigit Toebes (eds), Research Handbook on Global Health Law, Elgar, 2018, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Annyssa Bellal
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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international humanitarian law, health care, armed conflicts, human rights law, non-state armed groups, humanitarian access, counter-terrorism

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Regulating International Arms Transfers from a Human Rights Perspective

Casey-Maslen, Stuart (ed), Weapons Under International Human Rights Law, Cambridge University Press, 2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2015
Annyssa Bellal
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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Arms trade, complicity, serious human rights violations, Arms Trade Treaty, State responsibility

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Implications of International Law for a Future Arms Trade Treaty

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Mar 2013
Annyssa Bellal, Stuart Casey-Maslen and Gilles Giacca
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and Faculty of Law, University of Oxford
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arms trade, public international law, human rights law, humanitarian law, international criminal law, arms transfer, collective security, peace and security, arms embargo

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Evaluating the Use of Force During the Arab Spring

Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, 2011, Vol. 14, 3-35
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Nov 2012
Annyssa Bellal and Louise Doswald-Beck
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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international humanitarian law, human rights law in armed conflict, collective self-defence, combattant, non-international armed conflicts

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Rules of Engagement - Protecting Civilians Through Dialogue with Non-State Actors

Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, October 2011
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 18 Oct 2012
Annyssa Bellal and Stuart Casey-Maslen
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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non-state actors, protection of civilians, international humanitarian law, Security Council

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Enhancing Compliance with International Law by Armed Non-State Actors

Goettingen Journal of International Law 3 (2011) 1, 175-197
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Oct 2012
Annyssa Bellal and Stuart Casey-Maslen
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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non-state actors, international humanitarian law, protection of civilians

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Central African Republic: From Conflict to Chaos and Back Again?

Casey-Maslen, S. (ed), The War Report 2013, Oxford University Press, 2014 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Apr 2014
Annyssa Bellal
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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armed conficts, non-state armed groups, international humanitarian law, human rights law

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International Law and Armed Non-State Actors in Afghanistan

International Review of the Red Cross, Volume 93, Number 881, March 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Oct 2012
Annyssa Bellal, Gilles Giacca and Stuart Casey-Maslen
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford and Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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non-state actors, Afghanistan, Taliban, international humanitarian law, human rights law, security council, UNAMA

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Principle 25: Peace, Development and Environmental Protection

in J. Vinuales (ed.), The Rio Declaration: A Commentary, Oxford University Press, 585–598, 2015
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Jun 2020
Annyssa Bellal
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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Environment, Armed Conflicts, Development

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The International Crime of Aggression and its Latest Developments

Kolb, R. and Scalia, D. (eds), Droit International Pénal, Helbing Lichtenhahn, 2012, 2ème édition, p.505-527.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Nov 2012
Annyssa Bellal
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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The War Report 2016

The War Report Armed Conflicts In 2016, Geneva Academy of IHL and Human Rights; ISBN: 978-2-9701003-1-7
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Annyssa Bellal
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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Armed conflicts, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, armed non-state actors

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The 2009 Resolution of the Institute of International Law on Immunity and International Crimes. A Partial Codification of the Law?

Journal of International Criminal Justice 9 (2011), pp. 227-241
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Nov 2012
Annyssa Bellal
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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Research Brief: From Words to Deeds. A Study of Armed Non-State Actors’ Practice and Interpretations of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Norms

Research Brief: Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights & Geneva Call, 2019
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Jun 2020
Annyssa Bellal, Pascal Bongard and Ezequiel Heffes
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Geneva Call and Independent
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Armed non-State actors, international humanitarian law, international human rights law, practice

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Humanitarian Action from an Armed Group's Perspective

In Proceedings of the 18th Bruges Colloquium on International Humanitarian Law, 19-20, October 2017
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Jan 2018
Annyssa Bellal
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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international humanitarian law, armed groups, armed non-state actors, humanitarian access, humanitarian action

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Les Armes à Sous-Munitions en Droit International Humanitaire: Enjeux et Défis de Leur Interdiction (Cluster Munitions in International Humanitarian Law: Issues Surrounding Their Prohibition)

Chetail, V. (ed), Permanence et Mutations du Droit des Conflits Armés, Bruxelles, Bruylant, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Oct 2012
Annyssa Bellal and Stuart Casey-Maslen
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
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armes à sous-munitions, droit international humanitaire, conduite des hostilités