By Magok Alier Akuot December 12, 2012 — The International Humanitarian Law defines civilian as a person who is not a member of his or her country’s armed forces or other militia. This definition is supplemented by The Free Legal Dictionary also defines civilian as a person who is not an active member of the military, the police, or a belligerent group. According to the Black’s Law Dictionary, the definition of civilian is threefold: first, a civilian is a person who is not serving in the (...)
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