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

Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law (Forthcoming)

22 Pages Posted: 27 Apr 2016

Date Written: April 26, 2016

Abstract

The expansion of the organization known as ‘Islamic State’ (IS), operating mainly in Syria and Iraq, but also more recently in Libya, raises several legal and political issues. This article questions the possibility of engagement on humanitarian issues with a non-state armed group (NSAG), such as IS.

Keywords: non state armed groups, international humanitarian law, human rights law, counter-terrorism

Suggested Citation

Bellal, Annyssa, Beyond the Pale? Engaging the Islamic State on International Humanitarian Law (April 26, 2016). Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law (Forthcoming), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2770745

Annyssa Bellal (Contact Author)

Geneva Graduate Institute ( email )

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