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Free Resources on the Law of Targeted Killing and on Reprisals

MQ-9 Reaper in flight (2007)

Image: By U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson (USAF Photographic Archives) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Following the events on Friday 13th November 2015 we are making freely available a number of resources explaining the legal background to the targeted killing of the IS militant known as “Jihadi John” and the legality of reprisals and retaliation in response to the terror attacks in Paris. 

Law of Targeted Killing

Reprisals and Retaliation

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