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IV Initiation of War

From: Litigating War: Mass Civil Injury and the Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission

Sean D Murphy, Won Kidane, Thomas R Snider

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 13 August 2022

Subject(s):
Ius ad bellum — Ius in bello — Jurisdiction of states, conflicts — Violations of the laws or customs of war
The dominant area of international law upon which claims before the Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission were based was the jus in bello, or the law operating as between two belligerents after an armed conflict has arisen. As discussed in the remaining chapters of this book, much of the commission’s decision-making turned on treaties and customary rules of the jus in bello, in particular the rules found in the 1907 Hague Regulations or the 1949 Geneva Conventions. Further, for virtually all of the subject-matter areas that arose before the commission, whether the...
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