Privatization of war
This paper analyses the status, under international humanitarian law of personnel of private companies carrying out activities in a country at war. It also considers what are the implications for States that contract such companies if their personnel commit violations of international law. Alexander Faite is a legal advisor at the ICRC.
25-01-2008 | Defence studies | Alexandre Faite
This article examines the key legal issues raised by PMCs/PSCs operating in situations of armed conflict, including the status of the staff of these companies and their responsibilities under international humanitarian law; the responsibilities of the states that hire them; and those of the states in whose territory PMCs/PSCs are incorporated or operate.
30-09-2006 | International Review of the Red Cross | Emanuela-Chiara Gillard
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