This page includes a curated list of resources about attacks on education, education in emergencies, and related topics from various education, development, humanitarian, and human rights organizations, as well as from academic researchers. It is intended to be a resource bank of advocacy, research, and response articles, reports, books, websites, datasets, and other relevant materials.
This book aims to address three main questions: what are the obligations of officers of national armed forces in relation to children, either civilians or combatants, whom they or those under their command may encounter while participating in situations of armed conflict? How realistic and achievable are these obligations? How can compliance with them be encouraged, monitored, and/or enforced?
Kuper, Jenny | 2005
This book is a comprehensive analysis of the rules and practice of customary international humanitarian law.
Henckaerts, Jean-Marie et al. | 2005
The objectives of the WEI program are to: explore education indicator methodologies; reach consensus on a set of common policy concerns amenable to cross-national comparison and agree upon a set of key indicators that reflect these concerns; review methods and data collection instruments needed to develop these measures; and set the direction for further developmental work and analysis beyond this initial set of indicators.
This journal article re-evaluates the relationship between human rights law and humanitarian law based on the cases in Chechnya.
Abresch, William | 2005
This book reviews the rapid development of international criminal law, and explores solutions to key problems of official immunities, universal jurisdiction, the International Criminal Court, and the stance of the United States, seeking to clarify how justice can best be done in a system of sovereign States.
Broomhall, Bruce | 2004
Guilty Associations: Joint Criminal Enterprise, Command Responsibility and the Development of International Criminal Law
This Article examines two liability doctrines – joint criminal enterprise and command responsibility – that play a central role in that allocation of guilt in international criminal tribunals.
Danner, Allison Marsten | 2004
This article explores the compatibilities and tensions between the human right to education and occupation law.
Horowitz; Jonathan | 2004
This textbook on the law of international armed conflict, focuses on recent issues arising in the course of hostilities between States, it explores the dividing line between lawful and unlawful combatants, the meaning of war crimes and command responsibility, the range of prohibited weapons, the distinction between combatants and civilians, the parameters of targeting and proportionality, the loss of protection from attack (including 'direct participation in hostilities') and special protection (granted, pre-eminently, to the environment and to cultural property).
Dinstein, Yoram | 2004
This article discusses what the inter-American system for the protection of human rights is, what has been learned from the history of the system, how states have been compliant and non-compliant, and finally what recommendations can be made towards it.
Cerna, Christina | 2004
When Are States Liable Towards Individuals for Serious Violations of Humanitarian Law? The Markovich Case
The author discusses when states should be held liable to individuals in the complicated cases in which there are serious violations of humanitarian law.
Frulli, Micaela | 2003
Reparation Claims by Individuals for State Breaches of Humanitarian Law and Human Rights: An Overview
This article analyzes reparation claims by individuals for being victimized by state breaches of humanitarian law.
Mazzeschi, Riccardo | 2003
This book details the evolution of global human rights at various levels, domestic, regional, and international.
Coicaud, Jean-Marc et al. | 2003
This article reviews national and international laws and mechanisms relating to reparations for such violations, revealing that while a right to reparation is generally accepted, in the absence of specific mechanisms – usually found at the international level – individual victims are unable to enforce their rights and remain without redress.
Gillard, Emanuela-Chiara | 2003
International Committee of the Red Cross
Protecting Children’s Rights in Africa: A Critique of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
This journal article examines the normative and structural framework of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, highlighting its unique strengths and weaknesses within the broader African human rights context.
Olowu, Dejo | 2002
At a time when international armed conflicts are vastly outnumbered by domestic disputes, this book seeks to redress the balance through a comprehensive analysis of those rules which exist in international law to protect civilians during internal armed conflict.
Moir, Lindsay | 2002
Are Social Rights Necessarily Collective Rights? A Critical Analysis of the Collective Complaints Protocol to the European Social Charter
This paper from the European Human Rights Law Review takes a deep dive analysis on the collective complaints protocol to the European Social Charter.
Novitz, Tonia | 2002
This thoroughly revised edition of a standard work on the European Social Charter of 1961 describes and analyzes the amended Charter of 1996 and the Optional Protocol of 1995, with detailed attention to the jurisprudence of the independent Committee of Experts under those revised instruments.
Harris, David J. | 2001
The Protection of the Civilian Population and NATO Bombing on Yugoslavia: Comments on a Report to the Prosecutor of the ICTY
This journal article is a commentary on the report to the prosecutor of the ICTY that concluded there was no sufficient reason to institute proceedings against persons responsible for the NATO bombing campaign against Yugoslavia.
Bothe, Michael | 2001
This journal article reviews the subsequent developments in codification and practice since the Hague Peace Conference of 1899, that have molded the present (1999) laws applicable to the conduct of armed conflict and identifies those aspects of the law that are most in need of further development in the early years of the net century.
Aldrich, George | 2000
This essay focuses on the humanization of international humanitarian law, a process driven to a large extent by human rights and the principles of humanity.
Meron, Theodor | 2000
This book, which can be used as a text for teaching purposes, gives a fascinating, and authoritative treatment of both the rights protected by the Inter-American system and of the way in which its institutions work.
Harris, David J. et al. | 1998
This article takes a unique approach to describing the inter-American human rights regime and its development.
Farer, Tom | 1997
This thesis examines international law concerning child civilians in armed conflict.
Kuper, Jenny | 1997
This report highlights the importance of education, especially in developing countries, and how it can be used to prevent conflict and restore societies post-conflict.
Boyden, Jo; Ryder, Paul | 1996
University of Oxford
This article analyzes the gaps and weaknesses in the various sources of ICL norms and enforcement modalities, while suggesting the importance to motivate governments to incorporate the obligations derived from jus cogens crimes described into their national laws as well as to urge their expanded use in the practice of states.
Bassiouni, M. Cherif | 1996
This article questions the universality of the human rights corpus and argues that a human rights doctrine that is legitimate across cultures and traditions is not possible without the participation of the wider globe, specifically Africa.
Mutua, Makau | 1995
This article reviews arrangements of safety zones, assesses their impact in providing safety from persecution and conflict, and offers some considerations for their future use.
Landgren, Karin | 1995
This article describe state responsibility for warlike acts of armed forced in accordance with the Hague Conventions.
Kalshoven, Frits | 1991
This article examines whether insurgents have rights and duties in the case of civil war under the II Additional Protocol to the four 1949 Geneva Conventions.
Cassese, Antonio | 1981