The use of armed drones in targeted killings: legal framework and accountability issues

Apollonio, Dafne (A.A. 2020/2021) The use of armed drones in targeted killings: legal framework and accountability issues. Tesi di Laurea in International organization and human rights, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Francesco Cherubini, pp. 151. [Master's Degree Thesis]

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What is a targeted killing? Introduction and background on the use of armed drones in targeted killings. The legal framework of targeted killing. International law and the use of force by States. The use of force according to the UN charter. Exceptions to the prohibition of the use of armed force in the UN charter. The use of force as a response to a terrorist act. International humanitarian law (IHL) . International human rights law (IHRL). The right to life under IHRL. The UN system for the protection of human rights. The regional protection of human rights. The extraterritorial applicability of IHRL. Interaction between human rights and international humanitarian law. The legal framework of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The international legal framework. The United States regulatory framework. The European framework. Accountability and reparations. Accountability and transparency. The role of international judicial bodies. International legal investigations. Reparations in international humanitarian law and human rights law.


Bibliografia: pp. 122-138. Sitografia: pp. 139-140.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree Program in International Relations (LM-62)
Chair: International organization and human rights
Thesis Supervisor: Cherubini, Francesco
Thesis Co-Supervisor: Magrassi, Carlo
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Session: Extraordinary
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2022 07:44
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2022 07:44


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