Belligerency Recognition: Past, Present and Future

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Konstantinos Mastorodimos

University of London - Queen Mary - Department of Law

Date Written: January 13, 2014

Abstract

This article discusses belligerency recognition in a past, present and future perspective. It is argued that, despite its gradual demise, belligerency recognition is still in existence and that it could be resurrected in appropriate cases.

Keywords: Recognition of belligerency, armed non-state actors, international humanitarian law

JEL Classification: K33

Suggested Citation

Mastorodimos, Konstantinos, Belligerency Recognition: Past, Present and Future (January 13, 2014). Connecticut Journal of International Law, Vol. 29, 2014, pp. 301-326, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2441341

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