Thompson Chengeta

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Dr. Thompson Chengeta is a Fellow at the South African Research Chair in International Law. He currently serves as an expert member of the International Panel on the Regulation of Autonomous Weapons, the International Committee for Robots Arms Control and the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots.

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What Level of Human Control Over Autonomous Weapon Systems is Required by International Law?

Introduction Autonomous weapon systems [AWS] raise profound legal, ethical and moral concerns. Scholars have asked, for example, whether AWS can comply with international humanitarian law [IHL]; whether their use will lower the threshold on the use of force and undermine jus ad bellum rules and whether their deployment will create an accountability gap in violation…

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