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Mr. Dire Tladi
Professor of International Law
Faculty of Law
University of Pretoria

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Peace and Security
Self-Defense
Use of Force in Self-Defence against Non-State Actors in International Law
A recent trend in international law seems to suggest that States can use force in self-defence against non-State actors in the territory of another State without the consent of that State. This lecture assesses this proposition against foundational principles of international law.

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   (16 minutes)


Terrorism
The Security Council, the Al Qaida Sanctions Regime and Due Process
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   (20 minutes)
Peace and Security
Self-Defense
Use of Force in Self-Defence against Non-State Actors in International Law
A. Legal Instruments
B. Jurisprudence
C. Documents
D. Doctrine

D. Bethlehem, “Self-Defense Against an Imminent or Actual Armed Attack by Nonstate Actors”, American Journal of International Law, vol. 106, no. 4, October 2012, pp. 769-777.

D. Tladi, “The Nonconsenting Innocent State: The Problem with Bethlehem's Principle 12”, American Journal of International Law, vol. 107, no. 3, July 2013, pp. 570-576.



Terrorism
The Security Council, the Al Qaida Sanctions Regime and Due Process
A. Legal Instruments
B. Jurisprudence
C. Documents
D. Doctrine

D. Tladi and G. Taylor, “On the Al Qaida/Taliban Sanctions Regime: Due Process and Sunsetting”, Chinese Journal of International Law, vol. 10 (2011), pp. 771-789.