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Accountability of Armed Opposition Groups in International Law

Accountability of Armed Opposition Groups in International Law

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Part of Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law

  • Date Published: August 2002
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521811309

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  • Armed opposition groups generally fight governments, seeking overthrow and/or secession. But who is accountable under international law for the acts committed by these groups, or for the failure to prevent these acts? Zegveld examines the need legally to identify the parties involved when armed internal conflict arises, and the reality of their demand for rights. Although currently most armed conflicts are internal, they remain largely uncharted territory in law. This award-winning study will be of interest to academics, postgraduate students and professionals involved with armed conflict and international relations.

    • Interdisciplinary relevance, including international humanitarian law, human rights law and international criminal law
    • Considers uncharted territory of who is accountable for the acts of armed opposition groups
    • Considers non-state actors
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    "...well grounded in both the scholarly and legal literature...The primary strength of the book is its thorough, skillful, and well-documented legal analysis." Perspectives on Political Science

    "Particularly relevant in that many, if not most, of today's conflicts are internal rather than international in nature... the thesis is well thought-out, argued, and documented. Overall, this is a very good study of a still evolving and important area of international law. This is a book that most academic law libraries with both human rights and humanitarian law collections should have." Choice

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    • Date Published: August 2002
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521811309
    • length: 292 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.6kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Table of treaties and declarations
    Table of cases
    Table of other documents
    List of abbreviations
    Introduction
    Part I. The Normative Gap:
    1. Legal restraints on armed opposition groups as such
    2. Substantive obligations of armed opposition groups as such
    Part II. The Accountability Gap:
    3. Accountability of group leaders
    4. Accountability of armed opposition groups as such
    5. Accountability of the state for acts of armed opposition groups
    6. The quest for accountability
    Conclusion
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    Liesbeth Zegveld, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands
    LIESBETH ZEGVELD practises as an international and criminal lawyer. In 1998, she received a Fulbright Scholarship to do research at New York University and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C. For her dissertation on armed opposition groups she received the degree 'cum laude' and The Netherlands' Human Rights Award, 2000. She is the co-author, with Frits Kalshocven, of the third edition of Constraints on the waging of war: an introduction to international humanitarian law (ICRC 2001).

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