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New Research Brief Outlines the Methodology, Research Questions and Focus of a Major Research Project on Armed Non-State Actor

11 December 2019

The Research Brief From Words to Deeds: A Study of Armed Non-State Actors’ Practice and Interpretations of International Humanitarian and Human Rights Norms summarizes the focus, objectives, methodology and research questions of this project.

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Iraq: An Ongoing Non-International Armed Conflict despite the Claimed Victory against ISIS

19 November 2019

Our new War Report article Iraq: Any Hope for Change? provides an overview of the non-international armed conflict in the country, including information about the classification of the conflict, its history, parties and developments in 2019.

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Non-State Armed Groups and IHL

12 December 2019, 13:00-14:00

A side event co-organized with Geneva Call at the 33rd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent.

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