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Introduction

Emily Crawford

in The Treatment of Combatants and Insurgents under the Law of Armed Conflict

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199578962
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191722608 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578962.003.0000
Introduction

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This introductory chapter sets out the basis of the issue explored in the text – namely, why the law relating to armed conflicts makes the distinction between participants in international armed conflicts and those in non-international armed conflicts. This chapter provides overviews of each chapter of the book, and includes explanatory notes on methodology and terminology employed in the text

Keywords: international humanitarian law; armed conflict; prisoners of war; combatants; internal armed conflict

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Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration

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