Rights revealed: Human rights and armed conflict: Part 2: The escalating conflict in Israel and Gaza

This educational explainer is designed to build knowledge and understanding of how international humanitarian law, also known as the laws of war, must be applied in this conflict. It provides an overview of the obligations under international humanitarian law, concerning the recent events in Israel and Gaza. It outlines the legal responsibilities of Israel, Hamas and other parties involved in the conflict, emphasizing the binding obligations regarding protection of civilians, the conduct of hostilities, and the provision of humanitarian aid.

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