To serve the enemy : informers, collaborators, and the laws of armed conflict / Shane Darcy
- Darcy, Shane
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019.
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Machine generated contents note: Wartime Collaboration: Informers and Collaborators -- The Laws of Armed Conflict -- Structure of the Book -- 1.History and Practice of Collaboration in Armed Conflict -- 1.1.Informers -- 1.1.1.Second World War -- 1.1.2.Contemporary Conflicts -- 1.1.3.Non-State Armed Groups -- 1.2.Combatants and Detainees -- 1.3.Bureaucratic Collaboration -- 1.4.Aiding the Enemy -- 2.International Humanitarian Law on the Recruitment and Use of Informers and Collaborators -- 2.1.Informers -- 2.1.1.Brussels Declaration 1874 -- 2.1.2.Hague Regulations 1899 and 1907 -- 2.1.3.Geneva Conventions 1949 and Additional Protocols 1977 -- 2.2.Participation in Military Activities -- 2.3.Bureaucratic Collaboration -- 2.4.Aiding the Enemy -- 3.Individual Status under International Humanitarian Law -- 3.1.Civilians -- 3.1.1.Civilian Informers as Spies -- 3.1.2.Direct Participation in Hostilities -- 3.1.3.Protected Persons -- 3.2.Members of Armed Forces -- 4.Wartime Trial and Treatment of Collaborators -- 4.1.`The Gruesome Repercussions of Collaborating' -- 4.1.1.Second World War -- 4.1.2.Contemporary Conflicts -- 4.2.International Humanitarian Law's Blind Spot? -- 4.2.1.The Scope of War Crimes -- 4.2.2.The Evolving Law of War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity -- 4.2.3.Common Article 3 Expanded? -- 4.3.Fair Trials and Capital Punishment -- 4.3.1.Non-State Armed Groups -- 5.Human Rights, National Regulation, and Armed Conflict -- 5.1.International Human Rights Law -- 5.2.National Approaches to the Regulation of Informers -- 5.2.1.The Case of Northern Ireland -- 220.127.116.11.Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act, 2000 -- 5.3.Rights in Conflict.
- Despite the harsh treatment that can befall collaborators in armed conflict, and despite collaboration often not being voluntary, international law leaves unanswered the ethical questions posed by those who join with the enemy. Shane Darcy explores the issue, calling for a much needed assessment of the protections granted to collaborators in war.
- 9780191830921 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- This edition also issued in print: 2019.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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