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Targeted killing in international law, Nils Melzer

Table Of Contents
The notion of 'targeted killing' -- Current trend towards legitimization -- Targeted killing in contemporary legal doctrine -- The analysis -- The paradigm of law enforcement -- Law enforcement and the conventional human right to life -- Law enforcement and the protection of life under international humanitarian law -- Law enforcement and the non-conventional human right to life -- Permissibility of targeted killing as a method of law enforcement -- The paradigm of hostilities -- The principle of distinction under international humanitarian law -- Means and methods in the conduct of hostilities -- Human rights law and the paradigm of hostilities -- Permissibility of targeted killing as a method of conducting hostilities -- Comparative conclusions -- Epilogue : targeted killing and the rule of law
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
liv., 468 p. ;, 25 cm

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