Law of War

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Name: Law of War
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]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

OIC Condemns Israel's Brazen Onslaught On Mosques In Gaza Strip

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 (Bernama) -- The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary-General, Iyad Ameen Madani has condemned the outrageous Israel's onslaught on mosques in the Gaza Strip."It is becoming increasingly evident that the Israeli war ... [Published Bernama - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Gaza: international law can still work to stop the war crimes | Geoffrey Robertson

The security council will be vetoed, but now that Palestine is a state there’s another route to justice Smoke rises after Israeli air strikes in the east of Gaza city. 'There is the need for new precedents in the law of war to limit the behaviour ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 01 2014]
Entities: Crime, Israel, Investigation
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: Laurie Blank on proportionality in the international law of targeting

Particularly as I scan the social media, the tendency to make judgments about the rights and wrongs of the current Israel-Hamas conflict on the basis of which side has had more civilians killed is hard to resist.  There’s a lot of talk about “disproportionate” ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Why Israel's Response to Hamas Isn't 'Disproportionate'

Almost everyone, it seems, is more or less upset that Israel seeks to defend itself against indiscriminate Hamas rocket attacks. Those who speak self-righteously in the name of some mythical “international community” – including the U.N. secretary general ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 30 2014]
Entities: Israel, Law of War, HAMAS
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Recommended Reading

[by Mark Safranski, a.k.a " zen "] Top Billing! The Hill (Laurie Blank) Asymmetries and proportionalities   ….There is no doubt that, after an attack, the urge to simply count up the casualties and declare a war crime is powerful. However, ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Bias clouds reasoning

IN HER damning and legally spurious criticism of Israel’s actions (with a limp slap on the wrist to Hamas), Mia Swart ( Condemn war in Gaza in terms of global law , July 24), exposes both her anti-Israel bias and her muddy reasoning. First, she incorrectly ... [Published BDlive - Jul 29 2014]

Quotes

...The principle of forbidding the spreading of terror in the land is based on the Qur an (Surah al-Ma’ida 5:33–34). “The Spanish Maliki jurist Ibn ` "Abd al-Barr defines the agent of hiraba as ‘Anyone who disturbs free passage in the streets and renders them unsafe to travel, striving to spread corruption in the land by taking money, killing people or violating what God has made it unlawful to violate is guilty of hirabah . . .”"
...shields ,” said the jurist, who dealt extensively with adapting the doctrine of the Israel Defense Forces IDF) to the international lawlaw of war.  "In a few years’ time, the world will realize — the hard way — that there is no way of overcoming this kind of terrorism by using conventional methods."
On August 4 , the Post 's Paul Farhi presented the problem as a journalistic issue, noting that if the question is who has died in the war, "the answers emerging in Gaza are colored by charges of propaganda and media ma­nipu­la­tion." He explains:

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ISIS and Islam: Detaching Religion from Terrori... [Published Union.com.ng - 8 hours ago]
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]
Richard Falk: Maintaining the Unlawful Siege of... [Published Global Research - Aug 10 2014]
Israel can’t Afford to Lose Jews Like Me [Published Informed Comment - Aug 10 2014]
The bitter realities of Gaza from the perspecti... [Published Tehran Times - Aug 08 2014]
The Framing of MH-17 [Published Project Syndicate - Aug 08 2014]
Did Israel violate international law in Gaza? [Published VOX.com - Aug 07 2014]
Israel’s Unjust War on Gaza. “Self-Defense Agai... [Published Global Research - Aug 07 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Adapting the law of armed co... [Published Washington Post - Aug 07 2014]
Hard facts, unpleasant realities about Gaza [Published Washington Post - Aug 06 2014]
The Long Reach of Vietnam War Deceptions [Published Consortium News - Aug 06 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Laurie Blank follow-up on Ga... [Published Washington Post - Aug 06 2014]
Indian TV Records Hamas War Crime [VIDEO] [Published Daily Caller - Aug 05 2014]
How a Jewish-American Author's Facebook Page Be... [Published Global Voices Online - Aug 05 2014]
New Foreign Policy Rules for the U.S. in Israel... [Published US News & World Report - Aug 05 2014]
Israel is a Frankenstein monster of America's m... [Published Middle East Monitor - Aug 05 2014]
OIC Condemns Israel’s Brazen Onslaught on Gaza ... [Published IQNA - Aug 05 2014]
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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. ...
Recommended Reading [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 30 2014]
[by Mark Safranski, a.k.a " zen "] Top Billing! The Hill (Laurie Blank) Asymmetries and proportionalities   ….There is no doubt that, after an attack, the urge to simply count up the casualties and declare a war crime is powerful. However, ...
‘Tomorrow there’s no school in Gaza, they don’t... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 28 2014]
West Bank / Jerusalem / Historic Palestine Merciless Israeli mobs are hunting Palestinians Electronic Intifada 27 July by Rania Khalek — All eyes are on Gaza, where the death toll from Israel’s merciless bombing campaign has  topped 1,000 . But ...
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