Rights revealed: Human rights and armed conflict: Part 1: Even wars have laws

In times of armed conflict, respect for and protection of human rights take on a heightened significance. It is precisely during challenging moments in the chaos of war that the protection and promotion of human rights become even more essential. The first in our series of educational explainers explains why human rights matter during war, focusing on the dignity, safety and well-being of individuals, including civilians, combatants and detainees.

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