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[PDF] [full text of article] Enforcing international humanitarian law: Catching the accomplices

Author: William A. Schabas, Professor of Human Rights Law at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, in International Review of the Red Cross No.42

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