Elisabeth Henn


Elisabeth V. Henn is research associate at the chair of Prof. Dr. Andreas Zimmermann, LL.M. (Harvard)) at Potsdam University. She is one of the co-founders and editors of the voelkerrechtsblog. Her research in international law focuses on the law of state responsibility, human rights, international humanitarian law, anti-discrimination law, gender, and the interaction between domestic legal orders and international law.

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Individual Compensation Reloaded: German Liability for Unlawful Acts in Bello

On 30 April, the Appeals Court of Cologne will rule on whether Germany has to pay compensation to victims of an airstrike in Afghanistan. Its judgment is likely to consolidate the new German approach to questions of compensation for armed activities which – given the increasing relevance of litigation about armed conflicts – merits a brief treatment.

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