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Israel-Gaza Wars 2008-2014

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Oxford Public International Law contains a range of authoritative resources that shed light on the international law aspects of the armed conflict(s) between Israel and Gaza. The following materials have been made freely available:


From Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law:

From the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, an article on blockade

From Oxford Reports on International Law, a case report from the Nuremberg Military Tribunal on whether international law permitted an occupying force to take hostages from the civilian population as a guarantee against attacks by unlawful resistance forces

From Oxford Journals, an article by Douglas Guilfoyle in the British Year Book of International Law on on the blockade of Gaza

To keep track of recent scholarly commentary in blogs and articles on these matters, please see our new "Israel-Gaza Wars 2008-2014 Debate Map".

View an archive of all past and present debate maps here.



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