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PART I OVERARCHING ELEMENTS, 4 THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW IN HUMAN RIGHTS LAW

From: Human Rights in Times of Conflict and Terrorism

Louise Doswald-Beck

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 28 February 2024

As we have already seen in section 1.1 above, international human rights law applies at all times, including during armed conflict and military occupation. The question arises, therefore, to what extent, if any, international humanitarian law can be used or taken into account when analysing international human rights law. The situation of human rights treaty bodies is different from other bodies in that the treaty bodies’ mandate is to interpret and apply the human rights treaty to which they are attached. On the other hand, bodies such as the International Court...
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