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“The war in Syria? An incredible legal puzzle “

Immersion in the legal world through a conflict with multiple ramifications, both national and international, with law professor Andrew Clapham.

The evidence with this Professor at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Graduate Institute), author with other specialists of a book on international humanitarian law.

Bringing the 9 Geneva Conventions of 1949 in the current legal context, this is the spot that set for international legal experts, supervised by professors who teach in Geneva.

At all, 1 700 pages of “comments” trying  to build international humanitarian law around conflicts that have radically changed in essence. Andrew Clapham dissects the Syrian conflict in light of these changes.

Read the full article (in french) on the website of the newspaper Le Temps

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