Precision operations have opened up new possibilities for avoiding the harm to civilians and their property that is the inevitable result of armed conflict. Further, as weaponry becomes more precise, interpretation of IHL is becoming increasingly demanding for an attacker.
30-09-2005 | International Review of the Red Cross | Michael N. Schmitt
This article examines particularly the applicability of human rights during military occupation. The different interests and values at stake – the interests of the occupying forces and those of the civilian population, the protection of human rights and the derogations necessary to maintain order – reveal many grey areas that still exist in the interaction between human rights law and the law of military occupation.
30-09-2008 | International Review of the Red Cross | Danio Campanelli
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