Today, several thousands of men, women and children of ISIS detained by the Kurdish liberation forces in Northern Syria are in a judicial limbo.
This side event during the 42nd session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council, organized in collaboration with the Mouvement contre le Racisme et pour l’Amitié entre les Peuples (MRAP), will discuss the legal status and future of members of armed groups detained in Northern Syria.
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Our Research Fellow Dr Eugénie Duss answers our questions related to this update that follows the attacks carried out by Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Israel’s subsequent Iron Sword operation.
This IHL Talk, organized with the Geneva Water Hub, will discuss the weaponization of water in contemporary armed conflicts and the importance of IHL and human rights law in preventing and mitigating the consequences on civilians.
This project will explore humanitarian consequences and protection needs caused by the digitalization of armed conflicts and the extent to which these needs are addressed by international law, especially international humanitarian law.
The Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts project (RULAC) is a unique online portal that identifies and classifies all situations of armed violence that amount to an armed conflict under international humanitarian law (IHL). It is primarily a legal reference source for a broad audience, including non-specialists, interested in issues surrounding the classification of armed conflicts under IHL.