Dr. Annyssa Bellal MA. LL.M, Ph.D
| Annyssa Bellal is a lecturer at the Irish Centre for Human Rights,
National University of Ireland Galway. She holds a PhD in public international
law from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and an LL.M in Philosophy of Law and History of Human Rights from the University of Lyon
and Grenoble (France). She also hold a Master of Advanced studies in International Relations and an MA in law. Prior to joining the
academic staff of the Centre, she was a research fellow at the Geneva Academy
of International humanitarian law and human rights and a Hauser
School visiting scholar at New York University. She also acted as a legal
adviser for the International Committee of the Red Cross and for the Swiss
Department of Foreign Affairs within the Directorate of Public international
Her research interest is in the field of international humanitarian law, in particular with regard to the law applicable to armed non-state actors, as well as on the issues of immunities in case of serious human rights violations.
Immunités et violations graves des droits humains. Vers une évolution de l’ordre juridique international ? Bruxelles, Bruylant, 2011.
'The International Law Applicable to Armed Non State Actors in Afghanistan' (co-author), International Review of the Red Cross, n°881, 2011, 1-33. (Winner of the International Geneva Award 2011 delivered by the Swiss Network of International Studies)
‘Evaluating the use of force during the Arab Spring’ (co-author), Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Volume 14, 2011, 3-37.
| Research interests are in the field of international humanitarian law, human rights law and international criminal law. Previous and current work deal with research projects related to the negotiation of a future Arms trade
treaty, immunities and international crimes and the international law
obligations of armed non state actors.
|Annyssa Bellal (2011) Immunités et violations graves des droits humains. Vers une évolution de l’ordre juridique international?. Bruxelles: Bruylant. [Details]|
|Bellal, A. and Chetail V. (2009) 'The concept of combatants under international humanitarial law' In: International Humanitarian Law: An Anthology. India: Lexis Nexis Butterworths Wadhwa. [Details]|
|Bellal, A (2011) 'The international crime of agression, latest developments' In: International Criminal Law. Oxford: Hart Publishers. [Details]|
|Bellal, A. and Doswald-Beck, L. (2011) 'Evaluating the use of force during the Arab Spring' In: Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law. The Hague: T.M.C. Asser. [Details]|
|Bellal, A. (2013) 'Regulating the arms trade from a human rights perspective' In: Weapons under International Human Rights Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]|
|Bellal, A. and Casey-Maslen, S. (2013) 'L'interdiction des bombes à sous-munitions en droit international humanitaire' In: Défis et mutations du droit des conflits armés. Bruxelles: Bruylant. [Details]|
|My teaching interests are in the field of international humanitarian law, international criminal law and international human rights law.|