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Customary International Humanitarian Law: a response to US comments

30-06-2007 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 866, by Jean-Marie Henckaerts


Jean-Marie Henckaerts
is a legal adviser in the Legal Division of the ICRC and head of the ICRC’s project on customary international humanitarian law.  

  The views in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the ICRC. This response is based, in part, on Jean-Marie Henckaerts, ‘‘Customary international humanitarian law: a rejoinder to Judge Aldrich’’, British Year Book of International Law, 2005, Vol. 76 (2006), pp. 525–32; Jean-Marie Henckaerts, ‘‘The ICRC Customary International Humanitarian Law Study: A rejoinder to Professor Dinstein’’, Israel Yearbook on Human Rights, Vol. 37 (2007, pp. 259–270); and ‘‘ICRC’s Jean-Marie Henckaerts responds to my comments on ICRC Customary Law Study’’, Kenneth Anderson’s Law of War and Just War Theory Blog, 24 January 2006.  

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