Judge Christopher Greenwood (ICJ) - Introduction to International Humanitarian Law
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00:41:20
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English
Summary

Is it possible to preserve humanity in warfare? For centuries international law has attempted to do so. International humanitarian law (or the law of war as it is sometimes known) addresses such issues as the protection of the wounded, medical personnel, civilians and prisoners of war, as well as the prohibition of unnecessarily cruel or indiscriminate weaponry. In this lecture, Judge Christopher Greenwood, offers a brief introduction to humanitarian law and its place in the international legal system.

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Judge Sir Christopher Greenwood, International Court of Justice.