Martin Fink


Martin Fink is an associate professor of Military Law at the Faculty of Military Sciences of the Netherlands Defence Academy. He serves as a navy Captain in the Royal Netherlands Navy. He finished his PhD at the University of Amsterdam. His research interests include the law on naval operations and the law of naval warfare in particular.

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Protecting commercial shipping with strikes into Yemen: Do attacks against merchant shipping trigger the right of self-defence?

On January 11, 2024, the US and UK, supported by a group of other States, commenced attacks against targets in Yemen. These attacks were preceded by a range of efforts to secure the sea lines of communication through the Red Sea against continued attacks by the Houthis from Yemen territory. A maritime coalition taskforce was set up…

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