Violations of killing and targeting of humanitarian actors and violation of international humanitarian law in Syria X INTL 3030 X March 2017 Introduction International humanitarian law (IHL) is a branch of international law that regulates states relations during war (International Committee of the Red Cross 2004) and limits the use of violence in armed conflict. It is applicable in the situation where armed conflict arises and is largely concerned with the regulation of conduct of war. As its name depicts it is premised on humanitarianism and recognises that armed conflicts have a great impact on the lives of people and property. IHL therefore seeks to limit the impact of armed conflicts on people and property (International Committee of the Red Cross 2004). It is governed by two major principles which limit the use of violence during armed conflicts. Firstly armed conflicts should be limited to the extent that people Role of the state in curbing violations of IHL Recommendations Conclusion References Works Cited On the Syrian political background see the first “Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic” United Nations Human Rights Council 23 November 2011 A/HRC/S-17/2/Add.1 Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Situation of Human Rights in the Syrian Arab Republic 15 September 2011 A/HRC/18/53 Article 8 of the 1973 Constitution proclaims the Baath party as the leading party International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Adopted and opened for signature ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 2200A (XXI) of 16 December 1966 entry into force 23 March 1976 in accordance with Article 49 Mervat Rishmawi (2013). The League of Arab States in the Wake of the “Arab Spring”. http://www.cihrs.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Arab-Leage.pdf"Fundamentals of IHL." Fundamentals of IHL | How Does Law Protect in War? - Online Casebook [...]
for a course in Advanced International Law (humanitarian law). Need to mention IHL article violations GEneva Conventions and any other relevant source in the Syrian Conflict.