Download or read book Targeted Killing in International Law written by Nils Melzer and published by Oxford University Press on Demand. This book was released on 2008-05-29 with total page 468 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This title examines the international lawfulness of state-sponsored targeted killings in military and police operations. Analysing recent state practice and jurisprudence, it establishes when targeted killing may be considered lawful, and what legal restraints are imposed on the practice in times of war and peace.