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What’s new in law and case law across the world

30-09-2011 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 883

Biannual update on national legislation and case law January–June 2011

The biannual report on national legislation and case law is an important tool in promoting the exchange of
information on national measures for implementation of international humanitarian law (IHL). The ICRC was asked to undertake this task of information exchange through a resolution adopted at the 26th International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in 1996.