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Regulation of the use of force by Islamist non-state actors : using law to regulate such use of force

Wood, Asmi John

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This thesis is a comparative legal examination, of the use of force by non-State actors under both international law and the shari'a. It aims to identify measures for regulating the use of force and thus to promote harm minimisation. The narrower, more specific topic examined here is to determine the legality, or otherwise, of the contemporary use, or threatened use of force, by non-State Islamist groups. Such Islamist groups often work together formally or informally, sometimes to achieve...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-04
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/111480

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