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The Handbook of International Humanitarian Law, 3rd Edition edited by Fleck, Dieter (29th August 2013)

11 The Law of Neutrality

Michael Bothe

From: The Handbook of International Humanitarian Law (3rd Edition)

Edited By: Dieter Fleck

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 22 May 2019

Subject(s):
Neutrality and non-alignment — Armed conflict — Self-defence — UN Charter — Treaties, application
1101 Neutrality (derived from the Latin neuter: neither of each) is defined in international law as the status of a state which is not participating in an armed conflict between other states. Neutral status gives rise to rights and duties in the relationship between the neutral state on one hand and the parties to the conflict on the other. 1. ‘Neutrality’ describes the particular status, as defined by international law, of a state not party to an armed conflict. 1 This status entails specific rights and duties in the relationship between the neutral and the...
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