Military jurisdiction and international law: international jurisprudence and doctrine on human rights, vol. 2

The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or punishment and the Convention on the Rights o f the Child do not contain any specific provisions concerning the trial of civilians by military courts.

Nevertheless, the Human Rights Committee, the Committee against Torture and the Committee on the Rights of the Child have repeatedly taken the view that civilians should not be tried in military courts.

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