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Claude Bruderlein

Unreliable security and access jeopardize effective delivery of emergency relief in Somalia.

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    Following consistent blockade of aid delivery by local authorities in regions controlled by Al-Shabaab, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced that it has suspended all food and seed distributions to the areas until local authorities cooperate in maintaining secure and unobstructed access to populations in need. The current situation in Somalia has heightened on-going dilemmas of humanitarian... More >>

Dustin Lewis

HPCR & IRRC Live Web Seminar: Challenges to the Application of IHL to Afghanistan

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On Friday, November 4th, from 9:30 a.m. till 11:00 a.m. (Boston/Eastern Time; check your local time here), HPCR and the International Review of the Red Cross will co-present a Live Web Seminar on "Challenges to the Application of IHL to Afghanistan." The LWS will be co-moderated by Claude Bruderlein (Director of HPCR), Naz Modirzadeh (Associate Director of HPCR), and Vincent Bernard (Editor of the IRRC). As indicated in the... More >>

Dustin Lewis

Unlawful appropriation of property during armed conflict

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International humanitarian law has long prohibited the unlawful appropriation of public or private property during armed conflict—and with good reason. As demonstrated by the recent conflicts in, for example, Sierra Leone, Iraq, East Timor, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, the unlawful appropriation of property, including the illegal exploitation of natural resources, has the capacity to (sometimes literally) fuel armed... More >>
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