Western governments and human rights organizations watched Myanmar this week as the country experienced its first general election since a nominally civilian government was introduced in 2011, ending 50 years […]
In Honor of Veterans Day Christie Edwards, Director of the American Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Program interviews Benjamin B. Ferencz, Former Chief Prosecutor at the Subsequent Proceedings at Nuremberg.
November 11, 2015 In the news: Civilians continue to bear the brunt of war this week. In Douma and Eastern Ghouta, two suburbs of Damascus, the rebels that control the […]
On October 1, Somalia’s Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke proposed the “grand development plan”, telling the UN General Assembly that a new Somalia was taking shape. The Plan, not […]
Before joining the IHL Action Campaign, I actually didn’t know anything about International Humanitarian Law. I’m a pre-med student, so my focus in college thus far had been in the […]
November 2, 2015 In the news: In a joint statement, both the U.N. and ICRC condemned states for exhibiting “disturbing paralysis” in relation to armed conflicts, emphasizing that the conflicts […]