International humanitarian law and its implementation in Iraq

Despite the fact that four years have elapsed since the end of the major combat operations, completion of the requirements for national sovereignty in accordance with the various resolutions of the Security Council has not been achieved. The author explains the different rules which were and are applicable to the situation in Iraq and presents the current humanitarian problems from the perspective of international humanitarian law.

About the author

Zouhair Al Hassani

Professor of International Law at the University of Baghdad.