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Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law 2013 - Volume 16
Series: Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law

December 2014 General Editor : Prof Terry D. Gill , Professor of Military Law, University of Amsterdam & Netherlands Defence Academy, The Netherlands
Managing Editor: Prof Robin Geiß , University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Managing Editor: Dr Robert Heinsch , Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
Editor Correspondents' Reports: Prof Tim McCormack , University of Melbourne, Australia
Assistant Managing Editor: Dr Christophe Paulussen , T.M.C. Asser Instituut, The Hague, The Netherlands
Editorial Assistant: Jessica Dorsey LLM, T.M.C. Asser Instituut, The Hague, The Netherlands



  • Published: December 2014
  • Pages: viii + 347 pp.
  • Publisher: T.M.C. ASSER PRESS
  • Distributor: Springer

This volume contains several articles on detention in non-international armed conflict, including the Copenhagen Process, and moreover features contributions on autonomous weapons systems, Apartheid and the second Turkel Report. It also contains an elaborate Year in Review and a special section on the high-level Symposium Boundaries of the Battlefield (The Hague, January 2013), including in-depth reflections on various other aspects of the Symposium.

The Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law is the world's only annual publication devoted to the study of the laws governing armed conflict. 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.

Specific to this Yearbook:

  • Up-to-date information on international humanitarian law issues
  • Articles and current developments authored by leading experts
  • Comprehensive, practical and peer-reviewed information

For the Correspondents’ Reports as well as the Call for Papers and Guidelines, please see