ISSN: 1389-1359
ISSN: 574-096X (electronic)

About this Series

The Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law is a leading annual publication devoted to the study of international humanitarian law. It provides a truly international forum for high-quality, peer-reviewed academic articles focusing on this crucial branch of international law. Distinguished by contemporary relevance, the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law bridges the gap between theory and practice and serves as a useful reference tool for scholars, practitioners, military personnel, civil servants, diplomats, human rights workers and students.

For the Authors' Guidelines, the Call for Papers YIHL 25 (2022) and the Correspondents’ Reports (available online since YIHL 14, 2011), please see under Documentation at the top of the page.

Editorial Board

General Editors

  • Prof. Heike Krieger (Editor-in-Chief), Free University of Berlin
  • Prof. Pablo Kalmanovitz (Editor), Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico City
  • Prof. Eliav Lieblich (Editor), Tel Aviv University

Managing Editor

Editorial Assistant

Board of Advisors to the Editorial Board

  • Dr. Louise Arimatsu, Centre for Women, Peace and Security, London School of Economics
  • Dr. William Boothby, Geneva Centre for Security Policy
  • Prof. Geoffrey Corn, South Texas College of Law
  • Dr. Hanne Cuyckens, Leiden University College
  • Dr. Cordula Droege, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • BGen. Prof. Paul Ducheine, Netherlands Defence Academy/University of Amsterdam
  • Prof. Robin Geiß, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
  • Prof. Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, Europa Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)
  • Prof. Dr. Jann K. Kleffner LL.M., Swedish Defence University
  • Prof. Nils Melzer, University of Glasgow/Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
  • Prof. Héctor Olasolo, University of El Rosario, Colombia/The Hague University of Applied Sciences
  • Dr. Christophe Paulussen, T.M.C. Asser Instituut
  • Jelena Pejic, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Dr. Kinga Tibori-Szabó, Kosovo Specialist Chambers
  • BGen Kenneth W. Watkin (Ret’d)/Former Judge Advocate General, Canada
  • Prof. Gentian Zyberi, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights

Board of Recommendation

  • HRH Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, Honorary President of the Netherlands Red Cross
  • Prof. Tim McCormack, University of Tasmania and Special Adviser on International Humanitarian Law to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court
  • Prof. Horst Fischer, University of Leiden
  • Dr. Dieter Fleck, Honorary President of the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War
  • Prof. Terry D. Gill, University of Amsterdam
  • Sir Christopher Greenwood, Master at Magdalene College, University of Cambridge
  • H. E. Judge Theodor Meron, International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals
  • H. E. Judge Fausto Pocar, International Court of Justice
  • Prof. Michael N. Schmitt, University of Reading