Al-Skeini v United Kingdom (2011) 53 EHRR 18

Collins, Pauline (2012) Al-Skeini v United Kingdom (2011) 53 EHRR 18. Australian International Law Journal, 19. pp. 267-277. ISSN 1325-5029


Al-Skeini and Others v the UK concerned the treatment of Iraqi civilians and detainees by U.K. soldiers during the occupation phase of the Iraq conflict. The case highlights the impact of human rights law, in particular the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (the 'Convention') and Human Rights Act 1998 (U.K.) (HR Act 1998) on the military.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Law
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2013 05:34
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2018 04:41
Uncontrolled Keywords: Al-Skeini; European Convention on Human Rights; occupation
Fields of Research : 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180114 Human Rights Law
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180116 International Law (excl. International Trade Law)
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180122 Legal Theory, Jurisprudence and Legal Interpretation
Socio-Economic Objective: A Defence > 81 Defence > 8101 Defence > 810199 Defence not elsewhere classified

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