What are the challenges associated with upholding the rules of war in armed conflicts? Sabrina Natale analyzes Canada’s role in combatting illegal war tactics and upholding the rules of war, and what roles non-state actors play in addressing contemporary war crimes.
In times of war and armed conflicts, what are the legal and ethical standards that must be upheld to ensure the dignity and human rights of all peoples? In Part 1 of this article, Sabrina Natale provides an analysis into the ICRC rules of war and International Humanitarian Law.
Despite promising to destroy its stockpile of chemical weapons, Syria has once again been accused of using the banned arms against its civilians. The Islamic State has also been accused and these accusations were levelled in a new UN report released earlier this month.
The successful ratification of the Kampala Accords means the International Criminal Court will be able to charge leaders with the crime of aggression but trouble continues for the court as member states of the African Union publicly voice their discontent.
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is delivering justice for former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri and other victims of the Feb 14, 2005 bombings in Beirut in a unique way.