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Al-Skeini and Others v. Secretary of State for Defense

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 February 2017

Rakhee Vemulapalli
Affiliation:
George Washington University Law School

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This text was reproduced and reformatted from the text appearing at the House of Lords website (visited July 23, 2007) <http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200607/ldjudgmt/jd070613/skeini-l.htm>

References

1 Al-Skeini and Others v. Secretary of State for Defense [2007] UKHL 26, available at <http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200607/ldjudgmt/jd070613/skeini-1.pdf.>

2 See Id. at para.l, para. 6.

3 Id.

4 European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, Nov. 4, 1950, 213 U.N.T.S. 221 [hereinafter European Convention]

5 Id. at arts. 2-3

6 See Al-Skeini and Others, supra note 1, at para. 95.

7 See Human Rights Act 1998 (UK) s. 6(1).

8 Id. at para. 6.

9 Id.

10 Mieville, China, Comparative Visions of Global Pacific Order (Part I): Anxiety and the Sidekick State: British International Law After Iraq, 46 Harv. Int'l L.J. 441, 442; 447 (2005).Google Scholar

11 See washingtonpost.com, Chronology of Abu Ghraib, Updated Feb. 17, 2006, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/world/iraq/abughraib/timeline.html.>

12 See Associated Press, Court: Marine told squad it ‘got away with murder', Boston Herald, Aug. 1, 2007, http://news.bostonherald.com/national/view.bg?articleid=1014539.>

13 See generally Roberts, Adam, Transformative Military Occupation: Applying the Laws of War and Human Rights, 100 A.J.I.L. 580 (2006)Google Scholar; Michael J. Dennis, AGORA: ICJ Advisory Opinion On Construction Of A Wall In The Occupied Palestinian Territory: Application of Human Rights Treaties Extraterritorially in Times of Armed Conflict and Military Occupation, 99 AJIL 119 (2005); Watkin, Kenneth, Controlling the Use of Force: A Role for Human Rights Norms in Contemporary Armed Conflict, 98 A.J.I.L. 1 (2004).Google Scholar

14 Al Skeini and Others, supra note 1, at para. 59.

15 Roberts, Adam, Transformative Military Occupation: Applying the Laws of War and Human Rights, 100 A.J.I.L. 580, 589 (2006).Google Scholar

16 Id.

17 See Al-Skeini and Others, supra note 1, at para. 26.

18 Dennis, Michael J., Applying Human Rights Law and Humanitarian Law in the Extraterritorial War Against Terrorism: Too Little, Too Much, or Just Right?: Application of Human Rights Treaties Extraterritorially to Detention of Combatants and Security Internees: Fuzzy Thinking All Around?, 12 ILSA J Int'l&Comp L 459, 460 (2006).Google Scholar

19 Al-Skeini and Others, supra note 1, at para. 91.

20 Id. at para. 132.

21 Id. at para. 107.

22 Id. at para. 57.

23 Id. at para. 56.

24 Id. at para. 56.

25 Jon Silverman, Ruling Allows Full Mousa Inquiry, BBC News, June 13, 2007, http://news.bbc.co.Uk/go/pr/fr/-/1/hi/uk/6748923.stm.>

26 Al-Skeini and Others, supra note 1, at para. 1.

27 Silverman, supra note 20

* This text was reproduced and reformatted from the text appearing at the House of Lords website (visited July 23, 2007) http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200607/ldjudgmt/jd070613/skeini-l.htm>

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