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Stuart Casey-Maslen, Head of Research, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Dr Stuart Casey-Maslen is Head of Research at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. His research concerns international weapons law, international law and armed groups, and the qualification of armed conflicts. He has consulted and published widely on the international law of armed conflict, including Commentaries on Arms Control Treaties (OUP, 2005) and The Convention on Cluster Munitions: A Commentary (OUP, 2010).
Table of Contents
Foreword, Elizabeth Wilmshurst Part I: Overview Summary What is an armed conflict? Part II: Individual Conflicts in 2012 Armed conflict between South Sudan and Sudan Armed conflict between Pakistan and the USA Military occupation of Azerbaijan by Armenia Military occupation of Cyprus by Turkey Military occupation of Eritrea by Ethiopia Military occupation of Georgia by Russia Military occupation of Lebanon by Israel Military occupation of Moldova by Russia Military occupation of Palestine by Israel Military occupation of Syria by Israel Military occupation of Western Sahara by Morocco Armed conflict in Afghanistan Armed conflict in Central African Republic Armed conflict in Colombia Armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo Armed conflict in Gaza Armed conflict in Mali Armed conflict in Mexico Armed conflict in Myanmar Armed conflict in the Philippines Armed conflict in Somalia Armed conflict in Sudan Armed conflict in Syria Armed conflict in Thailand Armed conflict in Turkey Armed conflict in Yemen Part III: Key Themes Section A: Weapons 1. Drone strikes in Afghanistan, Gaza, Pakistan, Somalia, and Yemen in 2012, Alice Priddy and Stuart Casey-Maslen 2. The use of explosive weapons in populated areas in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria in 2012, Maya Brehm 3. Small arms and light weapons, the United Nations Plan of Action, and armed conflict, Sarah Parker and Mireille Widmer Section B: Methods of warfare 4. Forced displacement of civilians by parties to armed conflicts in 2012, Kate Halff and Stuart Casey-Maslen Section C: Detention 5. A decade of detention at Guantanamo Bay 2002-2012, Silvia Suteu Section D: Armed non-state actors and international norms 6. Armed non-state actors and jus in bello in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Libya, Mali, and Syria, Marina Mattirolo Section E: The protection of vulnerable groups 7. Education as a 'battleground' in armed conflicts in 2012, Gilles Giacca and Tahmina Karimova Section F: Judicial enforcement of international criminal and humanitarian law 8. National case law on international humanitarian and criminal law in 2012, Sharon Weill 9. Jurisprudence in the ad hoc international criminal tribunals in 2012, Damien Scalia 10. The implications of the Lubanga case for international law, Annyssa Bellal