...very good news for all those interested in international humanitarian law. The reader will find a wealth of useful materials and statements on the law applicable in time of armed conflict. The UN Commission of Inquiry on Darfur relied heavily upon an advance copy of the Manual in its findings about the law applicable in internal armed conflicts. (Antonio Cassese, Chairman of the International Commission of Inquiry on Darfur
... should be appreciated for its clarity, legal craftsmanship, comprehensiveness and accuracy. The UK Manual will surely influence the drafting of other instruments of this kind. (Italian Yearbook of International Law
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