36 Pages Posted: 20 May 2010
Date Written: 2005
Examines the IHL concept of direct participation by civilians in hostilities, with particular emphasis on the US experience with contractors and civilian employees. Predated the ICRC's Interpretive Guidance on the subject and was one of the papers informing the workings of the expert group.
Keywords: IHL, humanitarian law, law of armed conflict, direct participation, civilians
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Schmitt, Michael N., Humanitarian Law and Direct Participation in Hostilties by Private Contractors or Civilian Employees (2005). Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 5, 2004-2005. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1610014