This War Report provides detailed information on every armed conflict which took place during 2013, offering an unprecedented overview of the nature, range, and impact of these conflicts and the legal issues they created. In Part I, the Report describes its criteria for the identification and classification of armed conflicts under international law, and the legal consequences that flow from this classification. It sets out a list of armed conflicts in 2013, categorising each as international, non-international, or a military occupation, with estimates of civilian and military casualties.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Armed conflicts in 2013 and their impacts Situations of armed conflict in 2013 The 'new' US policy on drone strikes : domestic and international legal considerations / Hilary Stauffer Sexual violence against men and boys in armed conflict / Alice Priddy Use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflicts and under international law / Stuart Casey-Maslen, Marina Mattirolo Foreign fighters and international law / Sandra Kraehenmann Child soldiers in 2013 : trends, challenges, and opportunities / Tomaso Falchetta The protection of cultural heritage in armed conflict / Kristin Hausler Protecting persons with disabilities in armed conflict / Megan Burke, Loren Persi Vicentic Central African Republic : from conflict to chaos and back again? / Annyssa Bellal The responsibility to protect, and Syria / Alex Conte Protecting civilians in populated areas during the conduct of hostilities after the Gotovina case / Chiara Redaelli,Stuart Casey-Maslen National trials of international crimes in 2013 : procedural and fair trial guarantees / Ilia Maria Siatitsa A critical review of jurisprudence of the ad hoc tribunals in 2013 / Damien Scalia Farewell 'specific direction' : aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity in Perisic, Taylor, Sainovic et al., and US Alien Tort Statute jurisprudence / Manuel J. Ventura Redress and reparation for victims of armed conflict : a critical review of practice in 2013 / Valentina Cadelo.