Study on customary international humanitarian law: A contribution to the understanding and respect for the rule of law in armed conflict
31-03-2005 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 857, by Jean-Marie Henckaerts
In the light of the achievements to date and the work that remains to be done, the study should not be seen as the end but rather as the beginning of a new process aimed at improving understanding of and agreement on the principles and rules of international humanitarian law.
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