New article: The application of human rights law to everyday life under rebel control — Armed Groups and International Law

My article on The Application of Human Rights Law to Everyday Life under Rebel Control has recently been published by the Netherlands International Law Review and is available via open access. In the article, I draw upon social science literature to offer a new assessment of the normative value of human rights law vis–à–vis international humanitarian […]

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War remains inside the court room – Part 2: the Torture Convention — UK Human Rights Blog

Al-Saadon & Ors v. Secretary of State for Defence [2016] EWCA Civ 811, 9 September 2016 – read judgment. This is the second in a series of posts on a very important judgment on the human rights obligations imposed on the British Armed Forces when operating abroad. The background to the case can be found in […]

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War remains inside the court room: jurisdiction under ECHR — UK Human Rights Blog

Al-Saadoon & Ors v Secretary of State for Defence [2016] EWCA Civ 811, 9 September 2016 – read judgment This is an extremely important judgment from the Court of Appeal on the reach of the ECHR into war zones, in this case Iraq. The CA, with the only judgment given by Lloyd Jones LJ, disagreed in part with Leggatt J […]

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