Law of War

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Name: Law of War
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Kiev Forces Responsible for Civilian Deaths in Luhansk - Human Rights Watch

MOSCOW, September 1 (RIA Novosti) - Government fighters are largely responsible for the indiscriminate use of artillery and rockets within the Ukrainian city of Luhansk, while self-defense forces are responsible for their use in the outskirts of the city, ... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Holy See to UN: Take 'Concrete Steps' to Stop Persecution in Iraq

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi Also Calls on World Leaders to "Explicitly Condemn" Barbaric Acts Geneva, September 01, 2014 ( Zenit.org ) Staff Reporter | 0 hitsAddressing the 22nd Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council, Archbishop Tomasi, who ... [Published Zenit - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Graham: Americans fighting with ISIS are enemy combatants

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said all U.S. citizens who travel to the Middle East to fight with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) should be defined as enemy combatants and subject to being killed or captured.Graham on Wednesday night said he ... [Published The Hill - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

NPA rebels capture 2 soldiers

THE military has accused the New People’s Army (NPA) of disrupting the efforts of government soldiers in extending basic services to the people in the hinterland communities by capturing two enlisted personnel last Friday, August 22.In an e-mailed statement ... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine: Lugansk population in dire need

23-08-2014 News ReleaseGeneva / Kiev / Moscow (ICRC) – Staff from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) report intermittent shelling of residential areas in Lugansk. This action endangers the lives of civilians, including humanitarian w ... [Published PressReleasePoint - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine: Ukraine: Lugansk population in dire need

Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Ukraine Geneva / Kiev / Moscow (ICRC) – Staff from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) report intermittent shelling of residential areas in Lugansk. This action endangers the lives ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

World Humanitarian Day

The theme for the 2014 is 'The world needs more…'  This theme is one of a kind with a vision to turn the world into aid by encouraging more people around the world to work for humanitarian aid.If one needs to know, International humanitarian law, is commonly ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Foreign minister wants War in Afghanistan evaluation

The defence is ready to complyDenmark spent about 20 billion kroner in Afghanistan on military and civilian efforts14:36As the last Danish soldiers return home from Afghanistan, Martin Lidegaard, the foreign minister, wants to look into what politicians, ... [Published Copenhagen Post - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Colombian Army, American Armies and Universidad Javeriana will deliver a seminar on Military Law and Law of War

On August 19, the second seminar Military Forces of Contemporaneous States, an Analysis from the Perspective of Post Transitional Law will be held in order to strengthen the study of Military Law in Colombia within Military Forces and general society ... [Published National Army - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

The Framing of MH-17

PHILADELPHIA – US President Barack Obama called the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 an “outrage of unspeakable proportions,” whereas Russian President Vladimir Putin termed it an “accident” and a “terrible tragedy.” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ... [Published Project Syndicate - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: Laurie Blank follow-up on Gaza, proportionality, and the law of war

Last week I noted an op-ed by Professor Laurie R. Blank , clinical professor of law and director of the International Humanitarian Law Clinic at Emory University School of Law, which discussed application of the law of war rule of “proportionality” in ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

OIC Condemns Israel’s Brazen Onslaught on Gaza Mosques

The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Ameen Madani, condemned the outrageous Zionist regime’s onslaught on mosques in the Gaza Strip.Madani said that it is becoming increasingly evident that the Israeli war machine ... [Published IQNA - Aug 05 2014]

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"A conspiratorial claim (would make) Canada liable for the torture that was committed by the States" Khadr's lawyer, John Phillips, said in an interview Tuesday
"And his indecision upon indecision is putting our homeland at risk," he said. "There's 140 American citizens today. There's going to be 1400 if we don't start beating these guys."
Of the rebels' motives, Uy maintained: "They really wanted us to stop our delivery of basic services to the people of Barangay Buntongan, [Impasug-ong town in Bukidnon]. They want to disrupt our bayanihan efforts in the area" he said
...violation of the Geneva Convention language," Glazier says of the POW march. "The problem is if it's not an international armed conflict, then the standard is a much harder one to satisfy: the actual 'outrage upon personal dignity.' And it's not clear that this rises to that level."

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Omar Khadr trying again to sue Canada for $20M ... [Published CJAD 800 - 6 hours ago]
Kiev Forces Responsible for Civilian Deaths in ... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 01 2014]
Holy See to UN: Take 'Concrete Steps' to Stop P... [Published Zenit - Sep 01 2014]
Vatican: int. community must stop unjust aggres... [Published News.va - Sep 01 2014]
Graham: Americans fighting with ISIS are enemy ... [Published The Hill - Aug 28 2014]
NPA rebels capture 2 soldiers [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 27 2014]
Dreams of the Caliphate [Published Morning Star Online - Aug 27 2014]
Spokeswoman of Chinese PLA Navy debuts [Published China Military Online - Aug 27 2014]
Israel as An Outlaw State and U.S. Complicity [Published ZNet - Aug 27 2014]
Hague Treats War Criminals Better Than Guantanamo [Published RIA Novosti - Aug 26 2014]
Egypt and UAE Air Force jets behind mysterious ... [Published The Aviationist - Aug 25 2014]
The Hague Treats War Criminals More Humanely Th... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 25 2014]
Donetsk POW March: When Is A Parade A War Crime? [Published Radio Free Europe - Aug 25 2014]
Ukraine: Lugansk population in dire need [Published PressReleasePoint - Aug 24 2014]
Ukraine: Ukraine: Lugansk population in dire need [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 24 2014]
ISIS and Islam: Detaching Religion from Terrori... [Published Union.com.ng - Aug 22 2014]
When will the US and Europe wake up to the thre... [Published AlMonitor - Aug 21 2014]
Essay: The Legal and Moral Problems of Autonomo... [Published USNI - Aug 21 2014]
Conservatives Need to Fight for Israel in Inter... [Published National Review - Aug 20 2014]
Watching the war from the sidelines [Published Canadian Jewish News - Aug 20 2014]
World Humanitarian Day [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 18 2014]
Foreign minister wants War in Afghanistan evalu... [Published Copenhagen Post - Aug 18 2014]
Colombian Army, American Armies and Universidad... [Published National Army - Aug 18 2014]
Israel proves that British arms export safeguar... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 18 2014]
Court ruling for detainee reignites legal, poli... [Published FOXNews.com - Aug 16 2014]
Death in Gaza: Some Counts More Controversial t... [Published Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - Aug 13 2014]
Understanding the roots of the 'angry Muslim' [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
Herb Van Fleet, columnist: International laws d... [Published Joplin Globe - Aug 11 2014]
Israel Can’t Afford to Lose Jews Like Me [Published Duke University - Aug 11 2014]
Was General Greene a Victim of ‘Workplace Vio... [Published Family Security Matters - Aug 10 2014]
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Egypt and UAE Air Force jets behind mysterious ... [Published The Aviationist - Aug 25 2014]
UAE and Egypt Air Force jets have conducted the mysterious series of airstrikes in Libya, a U.S. officials said earlier today. The mysterious airstrikes that have hit Islamist militias in Tripoli at least twice during the last week were carried out by ...
Ukraine: Ukraine: Lugansk population in dire need [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 24 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Ukraine Geneva / Kiev / Moscow (ICRC) – Staff from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) report intermittent shelling of residential areas in Lugansk. This action endangers the lives ...
Israel can’t Afford to Lose Jews Like Me [Published Informed Comment - Aug 10 2014]
by DAVID H. SCHANZER for ISLAMiCommentary David Schanzer Writing in the New York Times . . . , columnist Shmuel Rosner labeled non-Israeli liberal Jews that are becoming more estranged from modern day Israel, as “fair weather fans” that Israel ...
How a Jewish-American Author's Facebook Page Be... [Published Global Voices Online - Aug 05 2014]
Screenshot from Naomi Wolf's page. The web is a noisy place where disinformation abounds and dialogue often devolves into name-calling. This is especially true for Israel's “Operation Protective Edge” in Gaza, which has killed more than 1,865 and wounded nearly ...
Candid Discussions: Noura Erakat on the Conflic... [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - Aug 04 2014]
  Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney, activist, educator, and an outspoken critic of U.S. policy in the Middle East. Dr. Erakat is an Assistant Professor at George Mason University , teaching international human rights law in the Middle East. ...
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