Tag Archives: International humanitarian law

International Humanitarian Law

International Humanitarian Law According to the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), international humanitarian law (IHL) is a compendium and compilation of rules which limit the effect of armed conflicts upon people

Failed Promise

Failed Promise Although former US President Obama’s administration has achieved milestones correcting the previous regime’s botches, surely, closure of Guantanamo Bay has been neglected. Despite his efforts and condemnation, he could not

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Research Society Of International Law’s Latest Publications

Research Society Of International Law’s Latest Publications The Research Society of International Law (RSIL) will be launching two of its most recent publications: Understanding International Humanitarian Law: A Primer on IHL Pakistan’s

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International Humanitarian Law and Yemen

International Humanitarian Law and Yemen Laws! As long as laws don’t come in conflict with our interests, they are meant to be followed. However, the moment that they come in conflict with

HR compliance

HR compliance  PAKISTAN has ratified seven out of the nine core UN human rights (HR) treaties. All these instruments require state parties to submit initial and subsequently periodic reports to treaty committees

A Balancing Act

A Balancing Act The US has a shoddy reputation regarding the treatment of civilians at the hands of its military overseas. While US military actions in conflict zones largely go unchecked, their