October 2014
New York University Journal of International Law & Politics;2014, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p207
Academic Journal
The article discusses the case law of the tribunal the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on the extraterritorial applicability of the agreement the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and state responsibility for joint military action. It examines the 2001 case Banković v. Belgium, the implications of ECtHR case law on conflicts in Afghanistan and Libya, and the ECtHR's weaknesses concerning the permission of what are called Contracting States to avoid ECHR obligations by aligning with non-Contracting States to perform military operations.


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