Abduction: of children, 128; of civilians, 47, 71, 73–75, 113
Abkhazia, 194; ethnonational conflict and, 46; militias in, 58; Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, 101
Afghanistan: human rights field operations in, 100; special rapporteurs for, 96; women in, 227
African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, 131
Aideed, Mohammad, 213
Akayesu trial, 168–175
Albania: military action in, 183; Multinational Force in, 183
Algeria: amnesties in, 154
Amnesties, 146, 153, 154, 157, 158, 223, 241; conditional, 153, 154; criticism of, 155, 156, 241; international reaction to, 154. See also individual countries
Amnesty International, 34–35
Angola: ban on journalists in, 36; children in war in, 4, 34, 127, 240; civilians in, 34; conflict in, 33–36, 124–127; economic dimension of war in, 35–36; elections in, 126; government of National Reconciliation in, 127; guerrilla warfare in, 45; human rights field operations in, 100, 116–117; human rights in, 34–35; independence of, 33; landmine use in, 35; Lusaka Protocol and, 33, 36; militia revenue in, 52; National Union for the Total Independence of Angola, 33–36, 239, 240; political violence in, 124–127; Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, 33–36; sanctions on, 33; torture in, 34–35; violations of humanitarian law in, 3
Angolan Armed Forces, 34
Annan, Kofi, 155, 197, 200, 201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 216n2, 216n8, 231
Arab League, 54
Argentina: amnesties in, 154, 156; “Dirty War” in, 95
Aristide, John-Bertrand, 101, 107
Armies, revolutionary, 45, 55
Assassinations: in Namibia, 27
AUC. See Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia
Austro-Italian War (1859), 1
Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC), 68, 75, 79, 82–87
Awn, Michel, 60, 65n37
Ayala-Lasso, José, 100
Battle of Solférino, 1, 6
Belgium: occupation laws, 19
Biafra, 64n33
Biomedicine, 140
Blair, Tony, 198, 216n9
Bliokh, Ivan, ix–x
Boliacute;var, Simón, 67


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