Humanitarian Law & Policy – now on Medium!

Humanitarian Law & Policy – now on Medium!

Articles from ICRC’s blog ‘Humanitarian Law & Policy’ are now cross-posted to Medium. You are welcome to comment and recommend the articles! This website (blogs.icrc.org/law-and-policy) also remains active.

From ‘false news’ to ‘fake news’: 3 lessons from history

From ‘false news’ to ‘fake news’: 3 lessons from history

‘The evolution of warfare’ issue looks back at the last century of war through a humanitarian perspective, providing revealing insights on the role of media in shaping public opinion.

Are we living through the worst period in history?

Are we living through the worst period in history?

First instalment of a series on the evolution of warfare, by Vincent Bernard, editor in chief of the International Review of the Red Cross.

The evolution of warfare: Focus on the Law

The evolution of warfare: Focus on the Law

The latest issue of the International Review of the Red Cross deals with patterns of change in warfare since WWI. George Dvaladze offers a transversal reading, focusing on the law.

Torture: Primer on a wrong and illegal practice

Torture: Primer on a wrong and illegal practice

Here is what humanitarians and lawyers say about torture. Hint: it is inhumane, it does not work, it harms people and societies and it should be fought.

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