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Customary International Humanitarian Law

Volume I:  Rules
Volume II: Practice, Part 1, Part 2

Edited by: Jean-Marie Henckaerts and Louise Doswald-Beck
Printed in the United Kingdom at the University Press, Cambridge, 2005

This publication is the result of an international study, initiated in 1996, to identify customary law in the area of international humanitarian law.  It is a “comprehensive analysis of the customary rules of international humanitarian law applicable in international and non‑international armed conflicts.” (Library of Congress Call Number KZ6471 .C875 2005; OCLC Number ocm58455274)

Cambridge University Press has given permission to reproduce for this site the full text of this study.


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Customery International Humanitarian Law Volume I: Rules Volume II: Practice, Part 1 Volume II: Practice, Part 2

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