The Asia-Pacific Journal of International Humanitarian Law (APJIHL) is published annually by the Institute of International Legal Studies-University of the Philippines Law Center (UP-IILS) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) through the University of the Philippines Law Complex. Materials published here may not be reproduced, copied in any form by any means, without the written permission from the publisher.he Journal aims to produce peer-reviewed scholarly articles and book reviews, as well as commentary on significant developments in International Law, and related fields. It has a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region, and is published once a year. We invite the submission of articles on subjects related to International Humanitarian Law, humanitarian policy or humanitarian action, provided the article has not been published or accepted elsewhere. In order to qualify for submission, an article would either need to be authored by someone from or based in the Asia-Pacific region, or alternately, be about the Asia-Pacific region.


Editors:                                    Prof. Rommel J. Casis – Managing Editor
                                                  University of the Philippines

                                                  Dr. Jan Römer / Ms. Georgia Hinds – Managing Editors
                                                  International Committee of the Red Cross

Associate Editor:                     Atty. Maria Emilynda Jeddahlyn Pia V. Benosa

Assistant Editor:                      Atty. Joan Paula A. Deveraturda

Copy Editor:                             Mr. Sheigne Alvir Miñano

Cover Design/Layout:             Ms. Ariadne Arambulo/Mr. Maru Dela Cruz


Postal Address:                       University of the Philippines Law Complex
                                                   Bocobo Hall, Diliman, Quezon City

Phone:                                     +632 8 920 5514 loc. 207

Fax:                                          +631 8 929 3654



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