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Dr Stuart Maslen


Honorary Professor, University of Pretoria

Dr Stuart Maslen is an academic specialising in the use of force under international law. He is Honorary Professor at the University of Pretoria, holding a PhD in international humanitarian law, an LLM in international human rights law, and an MSc in forensic ballistics. In addition to co-authoring the Oxford University Press commentary on the Arms Trade Treaty, he was the editor of Weapons under International Human Rights Law, published by Cambridge University Press (CUP) in 2014 and The War Report, published by OUP the same year. His book on police use of force under international law is coming out next spring with CUP, and he is currently completing a manuscript on the conduct of hostilities under the law of armed conflict.