Study on customary international humanitarian law: a contribution to the understanding and respect for the rule of law in armed conflict
24-11-2006 Publication Ref. 0860 Jean-Marie Henckaerts
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This article explains the rationale behind a study on customary international humanitarian law recently undertaken by the ICRC at the request of the International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent. It describes the methodology used and how the study was organized and summarizes some major findings. It does not, however, purport to provide a complete overview or analysis of these findings.
- List of customary rules of international humanitarian law
- All language versions of the summary and list of rules