Application of the LOAC to the Armed Conflict in Syria: Questions and Answers

by Jessica Poarch

As discussed in my 18 July 2012 post, the ICRC ruled that the conflict in Syria is a Civil War and therefore the LOAC/ IHL applies.

If you would like more detail about what this means check out this Q & A page posted by Human Right Watch.

http://www.hrw.org/news/2012/08/09/q-laws-war-issues-syria#17

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