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Civil liability for violations of IHL: are the US and UK moving in opposite directions?

On 25 August 2022 the US Department of Defense published its Civilian Harm Mitigation and Response Action Plan (CHMR-AP), outlining a major three-year programme of…

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Orwellian Rulings of the Russian Constitutional Court on the Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia Provinces of Ukraine

With its historical denialism, Newspeak and propaganda, Russia’s aggression against Ukraine has given new life to George Orwell’s evocation of how political language can be…

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Three Posts on Articles of War on Current IHL Issues Regarding Russia and Ukraine

This is just a brief post to flag for readers who might be interested a series of essays that Mike Schmitt and I have done over on Articles…

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Challenges in Assessing Colombia’s ‘Post Conflict’: A follow-up

In March, 11 people died in a controversial army operation in Putumayo, southern Colombia. Human rights groups said that at least some of the dead appeared to…

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Ukranian ‘IT Army’: A Cyber Levée en Masse or Civilians Directly Participating in Hostilities?

In the days following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Digital Transformation Mykhaylo Fedorov announced in a tweet the creation…

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Mercenary or Combatant? Ukraine’s International Legion of Territorial Defense under International Humanitarian Law

On the fourth day after Russia’s February 24 armed attack and invasion of Ukraine, President Zelensky made a call for foreigners wishing to defend Ukraine to join…

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Armed Ukrainian Citizens: Direct Participation in Hostilities, Levée en Masse, or Something Else?

As Russia began its invasion of Ukraine last week, much of the focus was, rightly, on Putin’s actions under international law, and the response of the Ukrainian military. …

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From Multilateralism to Minilateralism in International Humanitarian Law Compliance

This is the final post in the joint EJIL:Talk and Articles of War blog series from the Oxford Forum for International Humanitarian Law Compliance.

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Closing the Gaps: Pre-Deployment Role of the Military Legal Adviser

As US involvement in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan comes to an end after twenty years, it is worth taking stock of how things stand in relation…

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The Training and Socialization of Combatants to IHL Norms: A Brief Review

Can state and nonstate armed forces and humanitarian organizations socialize combatants to “norms of restraint”—in essence, train soldiers to adopt norms of international humanitarian law (IHL) on the…

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