What are the key Islamic law principles aimed at protecting civilian persons and objects during armed conflict? In this podcast published by the Research Unit on Military Law and Ethics (RUMLAE) at the Adelaide Law School, Australia, Dr Ahmed Al-Dawoody, Legal Adviser for Islamic Law and Jurisprudence at the ICRC introduces significant Islamic legal principles regulating the use of force in armed conflict, including non-combatant immunity, protection of property and the natural environment, humane treatment of prisoners of war and the prohibition of mutilation and perfidy.

Dr Al-Dawoody also explains the great value of engaging with religious circles and cultures worldwide for ICRC’s mission to promote IHL and universal humanitarian principles.

Please listen to the podcast here