ed. by Md Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan and Borhan Uddin Khan
Leiden : Brill Nijhoff, 2019
XVII, 332 p. ; 25 cm.
The book is designed to provide an overview of the development, meaning, and nature of international humanitarian law (IHL). It presents a critical review of the protection of the injured, sick and shipwrecked, prisoners of war (POWs) and civilians during times of war, the prevention of forcible transfer of civilians, the four Geneva Conventions from a Third World point of view, the ideals of distinction, proportionality and precaution from the point of view of Islamic law and the issues faced in implementing IHL.