The next and fourth meeting of the IHL summer course will be held next Tuesday, 6/09/2011. the subject that will be addressed is "Basic Principles of IHL" by Dr. Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen from Sha'arei Mishpat College. In order to prepare for this meeting it is highly recommended that you will read the following:
1. Legislation and basic IHL instruments
(a) Declaration Renouncing the Use, in Time of War, of Explosive Projectiles Under 400 Grammes Weight. Saint Petersburg, 29 November / 11 December 1868 [St. Petersburg Declaration], available at: www.icrc.org/ihl.nsf/INTRO/130?OpenDocument
(b) Hague Reg. (1907)- Art. 22, 23
(c) GC III- Art. 4
(d) API- Art. 50-58
(e) APII- Art. 13
(a) Interpretive Guidance on the Notion of Direct Participation in Hostilities under International Humanitarian Law, ICRC publication, 2009, available at: http://www.icrc.org/eng/resources/documents/article/review/review-872-p991.htm
(b) Final Report to the Prosecutor by the Committee Established to Review the NATO Bombing Campaign Against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia available at: http://www.icty.org/x/file/About/OTP/otp_report_nato_bombing_en.pdf
4. Chapters in books
(a) Knut Ipsen, “Combatants and Non-Combatants”, in : FLECK, D. (2ed.), The Handbook of International Humanitarian Law, Oxford University Press, 2008, pp. 79-118.
(b) "The Principle of Distinction", in Henckaerts Jean-Marie and Doswald-Beck Louise, 1 Customary International Humanitarian Law (Cambridge University Press, 2005) pp. 3-67.
See you all on Tuesday
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