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What does IHL stand for?

IHL stands for International Humanitarian Law

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  • Military and Government

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KZ5645 Bryden (Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces, Switzerland) applies a regime theory framework (which provides a structured focus on principles, norms, rules, procedures, actors, and issue areas that clarifies political opportunities and constraints when designing international humanitarian law regimes) in order to explore the hypothesis that design factors and their relationship to subsequent implementations are critical to the effectiveness of the international humanitarian law regimes prohibiting landmines.
At Libyan military headquarters in Tripoli on Tuesday, the Libyan Armed Forces and the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, signed a memorandum of understanding under which the ICRC will provide support for the integration of the rules of international humanitarian law in the training and operations of the Libyan Armed Forces and in the Military Act.
Belgium has wanted to try Habre since 2005 when it issued an international arrest warrant for the 69-year-old for "serious violations of international humanitarian law to try to persuade them extradite him there.
But Sri Lanka's deputy solicitor general said the discussions "once again demonstrate the urgent need for a credible accounting of, and accountability for, violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law noted that the LLRC "certainly wasn't mandated to focus on accountability, human rights violations or war crimes.
PESHAWAR, April 06, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Three day moot on International Humanitarian and Islamic Laws in Wars starts at University of Peshawar to analyze basic principles and compatibility of Islamic Law in wars and International Humanitarian Law with its implications in the contemporary world.
Allied air strikes will go on in Libya until Moamer Kadhafi stops attacking civilians, pulls back his forces and allows in humanitarian aid "comply with their obligations under international law, including international humanitarian law, human rights and refugee law and take all measures to protect civilians and meet their basic needs, and to ensure the rapid and unimpeded passage of humanitarian assistance.