Human Shields in International Humanitarian Law

48 Pages Posted: 5 May 2010

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Michael N. Schmitt

University of Reading School of Law; Lieber Institute, USMA at West Point; Naval War College - Stockton Center for the Study of International Law

Date Written: January 4, 2009

Abstract

Examines the law surrounding the use of human shields during armed conflict.

Keywords: human shields, humanitarian law, law of armed conflict, law of war

Suggested Citation

Schmitt, Michael N., Human Shields in International Humanitarian Law (January 4, 2009). Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 47, 2009, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1600258

Michael N. Schmitt (Contact Author)

University of Reading School of Law ( email )

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