18 October 2017, 12:30-14:00
What does islamic law say about international humanitarian law (IHL) notably in relation to the protection of civilians, the prohibition against indiscriminate attacks, the protection of property or the treatment of prisoners of war? What are the challenges facing the application of certain classical Islamic rules on the use of force in modern armed conflicts? How to engage with Islamic armed non-state actors (ANSAs) on IHL?
The IHL Talks are series of events, hosted by the Geneva Academy, on international humanitarian law and current humanitarian topics. Every two months, academic experts, practitioners, policy makers and journalists discuss burning humanitarian issues and their regulation under international law.
Light refreshments will be provided
Villa Moynier, 120B Rue de Lausanne, Geneva
Tram 15, Direction Nations - tram stop Butini
Bus 1 or 25, Direction Jardin Botanique - bus stop Sécheron
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