Why is international humanitarian law (still) misapplied?

09/25/2014. From Ukraine to Syria via Iraq and Central African Republic, the conflicts in the world have a common point. Apart from their destructive nature, they are all governed by international humanitarian law (also known as humanitarian law or IHL), whose objective is the protection of all victims of wars.

Deciphering the role of IHL, a simple concept whose main weakness lies in the difficulty of its implementation.

Read the article on the website of “Le Monde”


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