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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