Scholarly Articles

Over time, many educators have discovered the value in teaching about humanitarian law. Below is a list of scholarly articles intended to help spread important knowledge pertaining to humanitarian law.

Summary of the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Their Additional Protocols
Scholarly Article Excerpt International humanitarian law (IHL) is a set of rules which seek for humanitarian reasons to limit the effects of armed conflict. IHL protects persons who are not or who are no longer participating in hostilities and it …

What Americans think of International Humanitarian Law
Scholarly Article Excerpt The United States’ foreign policy in the first decade of the twenty-first century and its involvement in armed conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have given rise to a reinvigorated interest in international humanitarian law (IHL), commonly referred …