Author: Wubeshet Tiruneh Image Source: https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/ethiopia/images/axum-ap-image02.jpg On 10 May 2021, the Office of the Attorney General of the FDRE issued a press release on its finding on the alleged massacre in Axum. The Office concluded that the great majority of those killed in Axum were members of the fighting force of the TPLF and they … Continue reading The ‘Axum Massacre’ and the Use of Lethal Force Outside of Hostilities
Author: Dunia Mekonnen Tegegn On Nov 3, 2020, a conflict out broke between the Tigray Liberation Front and the Ethiopian National Defense Force when the TPLF assaulted the Northern command. Due to the unfolding conflict, women were and have continued to be the victims of sexual abuse. The gender discrimination women are subjected to in their society … Continue reading A CALL FOR JUSTICE AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR SURVIVORS OF RAPE IN THE TIGRAY CONFLICT OF ETHIOPIA
Esteemed followers of the Addis Ababa University IHL Clinic, Canadian Red Cross, in partnership with the University of Ottawa, invites you to its IHL NOW 2021 lecture series taking place from May 31-June 4th. The session starts out with an introductory lecture to IHL by Professor Marco Sassòli, well known by many of you and … Continue reading Online Speaker Series: International Humanitarian Law
Author: Lea Mehari Redae On the night of November 4, 2020 Abiy Ahmed (PhD), Prime Minister of Ethiopia reported the news of an attack on the Northern Command of the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) by the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF). He also stated that the ENDF has been ordered to carry out a military offensive. … Continue reading The War in Tigray: Investigating Violations of International Humanitarian Law
by Bailey R. Ulbricht, Allen S. Weiner | Apr 15, 2021FacebookTwitterEmailLinkedInPrint HUMANITARIAN NOTIFICATION SYSTEMS & INTENTIONAL ATTACKS AGAINST HOSPITALS by Bailey R. Ulbricht, Allen S. Weiner | Apr 15, 2021 Editor’s note: The following post is part of the Articles of War Symposium on Beth Van Schaack’s book, Imagining Justice for Syria. The symposium offers a platform for the contributing experts to carry the conversation on justice … Continue reading HUMANITARIAN NOTIFICATION SYSTEMS & INTENTIONAL ATTACKS AGAINST HOSPITALS
Author: Yoseph Genene The dramatic scene that went viral on the media in 2019, as some compared it with ‘Like Moses parting the Red Sea’, showing thousands of demonstrators protesting a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong; letting an ambulance passing through a sea of people as the crowd parts way for the medical emergency. … Continue reading The right to health in armed conflict
Centre for International Legal Studies Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) and Addis Ababa University IHL Clinic have co-organized a Webinar series entitled “Semi-colonialism and International law” for Spring 2021. The webinar series features distinguished scholars from different continents. The topic of each webinar, presenters, moderators, and time schedule is provided below. The registration link is … Continue reading Webinar Series on Semi colonialism
Organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Addis Ababa University, School of Law March 10, 2021, Addis Ababa Background and rationale Armed conflict and internal disturbances – such as violent protests and riots – cause injuries among those directly participating and those who get caught in the way. Serious injuries require … Continue reading Seminar on respecting and protecting health care during conflict/violence
By:- Dr Kenneth Wyne Mutuma Despite its domestication of all the major IHL treaties, South Sudan has, for some time now, been embroiled in conflict. First, it was involved in a Civil War to secede from Sudan and later on, there was the war between the government and different armed groups. These wars have resulted … Continue reading Ensuring Respect for IHL by Kenya and Uganda in South Sudan
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