PRIVATE MILITARY CONTRACTORS, WAR CRIMES AND INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW

The end of the Cold War witnessed the growth and spread of legally established private military contractors (PMCs) playing largely undefined roles in wars, international security and post-conflict reconstruction. The operations of PMCs in Iraq and Afghanistan in the 21st century have been marked by...
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Author:

Chukwuma Osakwe [VerfasserIn]

Ubong Essien Umoh [VerfasserIn]

Format:

Electronic Article

Language:

Afrikaans ; English

Published:

2014

Subjects:

Private military contractors (PMCs)

Human rights abuse

Prisoners of war (POWs)

War crimes

Mercenaries

Crime against humanity

International humanitarian law

Containing Work:

In: Scientia Militaria - Stellenbosch University, 2018, 42(2014), 1

Containing Work:

volume:42 ; year:2014 ; number:1

Links:

https://doi.org/10.5787/42-1-1081 [kostenfrei]

https://doaj.org/article/d53515774c924b099a74d82639ee5f1a [kostenfrei]

http://scientiamilitaria.journals.ac.za/pub/article/view/1081 [kostenfrei]

Journal toc [kostenfrei]

DOI / URN:

10.5787/42-1-1081

Catalog id:

DOAJ026076144

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