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Even in wartime, nobody goes unprotected – by Jonathan Crowe

August 19, 2013

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International humanitarian law: protection afforded to participants in armed conflict

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This World Humanitarian Day, it is timely to remember that even wars have limits. International Humanitarian Law protects everyone involved in armed conflict, regardless of their status. There are multiple tiers of protection, designed to ensure that nobody falls outside the reach of the law.


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