The Faculty of Law (UP Law) at the University of Pretoria (UP) is proud to announce that Dr Martha M Bradley, a lecturer in its Department of Public Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa; and External Expert for the Centre for International Humanitarian and Operational Law, affiliated to the Department of International and European Law, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic; has published in the ‘2019 African Yearbook on Humanitarian International Law’ (AYIHL), released by Juta on 15 October 2020. Bradley’s article in this publication is titled ‘Revisiting the scope of application of Additional Protocol II: Exploring the inherent minimum threshold requirements’.
In the introduction of this article, Bradley states that ‘It is the purpose in this article to promote a better understanding of the minimum degree of organisation that an organised armed group must meet under Article 1(1) of Protocol II Additional to the Geneva Conventions (Additional Protocol II) in order to become a party to an Additional Protocol II-type non-international armed conflict.’
The AYIHL is an annual legal journal which aims to promote interest and research in International Humanitarian Law and Policy. The AYIHL provides an attractive and positive forum for publications on all aspects of International Humanitarian Law of relevance to Africa and African academics. Through its encouragement of interest and research in the area, the publication contributes to the prevention of violations of international humanitarian law.