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Part I Regulating Non-International Armed Conflicts, 3 Regulation through a Body of International Law

From: The Law of Non-International Armed Conflict

Sandesh Sivakumaran

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 07 December 2021

Armed conflict, international — Armed conflict, non-international — War crimes — Customary international law
As discussed in the previous chapter, in the post-1949 period, there was a concerted effort to move away from regulation of non-international armed conflict on an ad hoc basis. Regulation through ad hoc commitments continued—as with the 1967 Operational Code of Conduct issued by the Federal Government of Nigeria during the attempted secession of Biafra; and through the 1960 accession to the Geneva Conventions on the part of the Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic during the Algerian war of independence—but they continued to suffer from the limits of ad...
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