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Even in a war, there are rules. Find out about how they protect people during conflicts.
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The Geneva Conventions set out how soldiers and civilians should be treated in wartime.
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We chair a forum to improve and strengthen communications between NGOs and the British armed forces.
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This project seeks to collect and analyse the State practice underpinning customary rules of international humanitarian law.
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Join us in Cambridge from Sunday 14 to Wednesday 17 September 2014 to consider the rules and practical application of IHL
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