Children as direct participants in hostilities : new challenges for international humanitarian law and international criminal law
Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen
New battlefields, old laws : critical debates on asymmetric warfare
New York : Columbia University Press, 2011
This chapter addresses two major challenges arising from the issue of child terrorists. The first is how contemporary humanitarian law deals with incidents of children participating in terrorist activities. The second issue addressed here is the criminalization of acts of terrorism carried out by children.