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Active and Passive Precautions in Air and Missile Warfare

Published inIsrael yearbook on human rights, vol. 44, p. 69-123
Publication date2014

Based upon state practice, customary international law, Protocol Additional I to the Geneva Conventions and the Harvard Manual on Air and Missile Warfare (which they critically review), the authors discuss the different precautionary measures for the benefit of the civilian population an attacker and a defender must take, in the conduct of hostilities in general, and specifically in air and missile warfare, including in attacks against aircraft.

  • Guerre aérienne
  • Air warfare
  • Missiles
  • Bombardement
  • Bombardment
  • Précaution
  • Precaution
  • Proportionnalité
  • Proportionality
  • Avertissement
  • Warning
  • Armes
  • Arms
  • Drones
  • Autonomous weapons
  • Armes autonomes
  • Human shields
  • Boucliers humains
  • Vérification
  • Verification
  • Conduite des hostilités
  • Avion
  • Aircraft
  • Conduct of hostilities
  • International humanitarian law
  • Droit international humanitaire.
Citation (ISO format)
SASSÒLI, Marco, QUINTIN, Anne. Active and Passive Precautions in Air and Missile Warfare. In: Israel yearbook on human rights, 2014, vol. 44, p. 69–123.
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ISSN of the journal0333-5925

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