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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EU sidesteps human rights standards2016-07-26 20:37:31
By Ahmed H. Adam and Ashley D. Robinson
In the European Union’s struggle to manage its refugee crisis, is it sidestepping human rights standards by funneling funding to war criminals through the (...)