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Revisiting the Geneva Conventions: 1949-2019

Edited by: Md. Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan, Borhan Uddin Khan

ISBN13: 9789004375536
Published: November 2019
Publisher: Brill Nijhoff
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £125.00

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The book is designed to provide an overview of the development, meaning, and nature of international humanitarian law (IHL). It presents a critical review of the protection of the injured, sick and shipwrecked, prisoners of war (POWs) and civilians during times of war, the prevention of forcible transfer of civilians, the four Geneva Conventions from a Third World point of view, the ideals of distinction, proportionality and precaution from the point of view of Islamic law and the issues faced in implementing IHL.

This lucidly written and timely book will greatly benefit anyone interested in the protection of victims of armed conflict.

Public International Law
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Notes on Editors
Notes on Contributors
International Legal Protection of Persons Affected by War: Challenges and the Way Forward by Md Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan and Borhan Uddin Khan
The Development of the Geneva Conventions by Borhan Uddin Khan and Mohammad Nazmuzzaman Bhuian
The Legal Status and Protection of the Rights of Prisoners of War by Md Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan
The Prohibition of Deportation and Forcible Transfer of Civilian Populations in the Fourth Geneva Convention and Beyond by Etienne Henry
Persons aboard Medical Aircraft Who Fall into the Hands of a Neutral Power – the Scope of Their Liability to Detention under the 1949 Geneva Conventions and the 1977 Additional Protocol I by Yutaka Arai-Takahashi
Forced Transfer of Aliens during Armed Conflicts by Pablo Antonio Fernández Sánchez
The Geneva Conventions and Non-International Armed Conflicts by Noelle Higgins
Four Geneva Conventions of 1949: a Third World View by Srinivas Burra
Criminalising Rape and Sexual Violence in Armed Conflicts: Evolving Criminality and Culpability from the Geneva Conventions to the Bangladesh International Crimes Trial by M. Rafiqul Islam
Principles of Distinction, Proportionality and Precautions under the Geneva Conventions: the Perspective of Islamic Law by Mohd Hisham Mohd Kamal
Implementation of International Humanitarian Law and the Current Challenges by Borhan Uddin Khan and Nakib M. Nasrullah
The Geneva Conventions and Enforcement of International Humanitarian Law by Derek Jinks