Common Article 1 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions

Common Article 1 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions

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| Apr 12, 2024

Common Article 1 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions On March 1, Nicaragua instituted proceedings against Germany before the International Court of Justice (Alleged Breaches of Certain International Obligations in respect of the Occupied Palestinian Territory). In its...
Israel – Hamas 2024 Symposium – Press Access during Armed Conflict

Israel – Hamas 2024 Symposium – Press Access during Armed Conflict

| Mar 18, 2024

Israel – Hamas 2024 Symposium – Press Access during Armed Conflict The conflict between Hamas and Israel remains a focus of global media coverage. The unprecedented nature of Hamas’s attack on October 7, 2023, the troubled, long-standing history of the independence of...
Of Hague Law and Geneva Law

Of Hague Law and Geneva Law

| Nov 29, 2023

Of Hague Law and Geneva Law For specialists of the law of armed conflict, the term “Hague Law” (HL) designates the rules related to the conduct of hostilities, the so-called means and methods of warfare. Meanwhile, the term “Geneva Law” (GL) refers to the rules...
Large-Scale Combat Operations Symposium – Protection of the Environment During an Occupation

Large-Scale Combat Operations Symposium – Protection of the Environment During an Occupation

| May 12, 2023

Large-Scale Combat Operations Symposium – Protection of the Environment During an Occupation Editor’s note: The following post highlights a subject addressed during an expert workshop that the Lieber Institute co-convened alongside Harvard Law School’s Program on...
Ukraine Symposium – Reprisals in International Humanitarian Law

Ukraine Symposium – Reprisals in International Humanitarian Law

| Mar 6, 2023

Ukraine Symposium – Reprisals in International Humanitarian Law The scale and scope of international humanitarian law (IHL) violations by Russian and associated forces during the conflict in Ukraine are staggering. Yet, Russia has justified some of its...