Non-State Armed Groups under International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law, and International Criminal Law
Dr. Tilman Rodenhauser is a legal adviser in the legal division of the International Committee of the Red Cross. He completed a PhD and has an MA from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, and he holds a BA in International Relations from the Technical University of Dresden. He has published various articles in international journals such as the Journal of International Criminal Justice, the Leiden Journal of International Law, and the International Journal of Refugee Law, and has been awarded the Journal of International Criminal Justice Prize 2016. Tilman spoke at conferences in Doha, Geneva, and Berlin, and regularly posts on blogs such as EJIL:Talk!. Rodenhauser has worked with the German Red Cross, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces, and the NGO Geneva Call.
Introduction Part 1 - The Required Degree of Organisation of a Non-State Party to an Armed Conflict under International Humanitarian Law 1: Of Rebels, Insurgents, and Belligerents: Non-State Parties in the History of Warfare 2: Parties to Non-International Armed Conflicts under International Treaty Law 3: Organised Armed Groups in Contemporary International Practice Part 2 - The Degree of Organisation Required from Non-State Armed Groups to have Obligations under International Human Rights Law 4: Human Rights, Natural Rights, and their Applicability beyond the State-Individual Relationship 5: The Fallacy of Effective Human Rights Protection under Relevant Treaty Law when Armed Groups Commit Violations 6: A Three-Pronged Approach to Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Armed Groups Part III - The Required Degree of Organisation of Non-State Entities to Commit International Crimes or to Create Contexts in which Individuals Commit Them 7: Conceptual Considerations on the Notion of Crimes against Humanity 8: The Historical Development of Crimes against Humanity and Jurisprudence of the Rwanda, Former Yugoslavia, and Sierra Leone Tribunals 9: The 'State or Organizational Policy' Requirement for Crimes against Humanity under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court 10: Non-State Entity Involvement in Genocide Conclusion