Accountability

Ukraine Symposium – War Crimes against Children

Ukraine Symposium – War Crimes against Children

For the 452 million children living in conflict zones (1 in 6 globally), the effects of conflict are multiple, wide-ranging, and devastating. With an increase in asymmetric warfare globally, children are targets of horrific acts of violence, including killing,...

Command Responsibility and the Ukraine Conflict

Command Responsibility and the Ukraine Conflict

The news on the conflict in Ukraine is replete with violations of international humanitarian law (IHL), conveying the impression that soldiers have either been ordered to commit these crimes or have been allowed to do so (or a combination thereof). In the latter case,...