International Humanitarian Law: An Overview

  • Tousif Khan
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  • Tousif Khan

    Student at Indian Institute of Legal Studies, India

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This article delves into the subject of International Humanitarian Law, providing a comprehensive exploration of its evolution and historical development. The narrative meticulously traces the timeline associated with this legal framework, elucidating its pivotal role in addressing armed conflicts. Furthermore, the article expounds on the Principles Governing Means and Methods of Warfare within the realm of International Humanitarian Law. Subsequently, it examines the responsibilities entrusted to states under this legal framework, thereby offering a nuanced understanding of their obligations in the context of armed conflicts.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 6, Page 1192 - 1201


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