The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law

« Calling things by the wrong name adds to the affliction of the world. » Albert Camus.

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A... (10) B... (4) C... (16) D... (7) E... (7) F... (7) G... (3)
H... (8) I... (21) J... (1) L... (1) M... (13) N... (8) O... (2)
P... (17) R... (13) S... (16) T... (8) U... (7) V... (1) W... (7)

A... (10)

Adoption

Adoption

Aggression

Amnesties

Annexation

Apartheid

Arbitration

Assistance

Asylum

Attacks

B... (4)

Belligerent

Blockade

Boat People

Bombardment

C... (16)

Camps

Cease-Fire

Central Tracing Agency

Children

Civil Defense

Civilians

Collective Punishment

Collective Security

Combatants

Committee against Torture

Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Committee on the Rights of the Child

Corporal Punishment

Customary International Law

D... (7)

Death Penalty

Deportation

Detention

Disasters (Natural or Humanitarian)

Discrimination

Distinctive (or Protective) Emblems, Signs, and Signals

Duty of Commanders

E... (7)

Embargo

Espionage

Ethnic Cleansing

European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT)

European Court of Human Rights

Evacuation

Extermination

F... (7)

Family

Family Reunification

Famine

Food

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Force Majeure

Fundamental Guarantees

G... (3)

General Assembly of the UN (GA)

Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Additional Protocols I and II of 1977

Genocide

H... (8)

Hierarchy of Norms

High Contracting Parties

Hostages

Human Rights

Human Rights Committee

Human Shields

Humanitarian and Relief Personnel

Humanitarian Principles

I... (21)

Ill Treatment

Immunity

Impunity

Inalienability of Rights

Individual Recourse

Insurgents

Inter-American Court of, and Commission on, Human Rights

Internal Disturbances and Tensions

Internally Displaced Persons

International Armed Conflict (IAC)

International Conventions

International Court of Justice (ICJ)

International Criminal Court (ICC)

International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Rwanda (ICTR)

International Fact-Finding Commission

International Humanitarian Law

International Law

Internment

Intervention

Introduction

Inviolability of Rights

J... (1)

Journalists

L... (1)

Legal Status of the Parties to the Conflict

M... (13)

Mandate

Medical Duties

Medical Ethics

Medical Personnel

Medical Services

Mercenaries

Methods (and Means) of Warfare

Military Necessity

Military Objectives

Mines

Minors

Missing Persons and the Dead

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters

N... (8)

Nationality

Natural Law, Religious Law, and Positive Law

Non-applicability of Statutory Limitations

Non-combatants

Non-international Armed Conflict (NIAC)

Non-retroactivity

Non-state Armed Groups

Nongovernmental Organizations

O... (2)

Occupied Territory

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

P... (17)

Parties to the Conflict

Peace

Peacekeeping

Penal Sanctions in Humanitarian Law

Perfidy

Persecution

Pillage

Population Displacement

Prisoners of War

Private Military Companies

Proportionality

Protected Areas and Zones

Protected Objects and Property

Protected Persons

Protecting Powers

Protection

Public Order

R... (13)

Rape

Refoulement (Forced Return) and Expulsion

Refugees

Relief

Reparation (Compensation)

Repatriation

Reprisals

Requisition

Resistance Movements

Respect for International Humanitarian Law

Responsibility

Right of Access

Right of Humanitarian Initiative

S... (16)

Safety

Sanctions (Diplomatic, Economic, or Military)

Sanctions (Punishment)

Sanctions Committees

Secretariat of the UN

Security Council of the UN

Self-Defense

Siege

Situations and Persons Not Expressly Covered by Humanitarian Law

Soft Law

Sovereignty

Special Agreement

Special Rapporteurs

State of Emergency/State of Siege

Stateless Persons

Supplies

T... (8)

Terror

Terrorism

The African Commission and African Court for Human Rights

The African Union (AU)

The Economic and Social Council of the UN (ECOSOC)

The Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907

The Red Cross and the Red Crescent

Torture, Inhuman, and Degrading Treatment

U... (7)

UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund)

United Nations (UN)

United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR)/Human Rights Council

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Universal Jurisdiction

V... (1)

Veto

W... (7)

War

Weapons

Well-being

Women

World Food Program (WFP)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Wounded and Sick Persons