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Ensuring humanitarian access in Iraq - legal analysis

[JURIST] Ensuring humanitarian access to the civilian population is a key obligation under the Geneva Conventions and one of the most important duties of the coalition forces at this juncture. The International Humanitarian Law Research Initiative offers a review of the legal basis of the obligation to ensure humanitarian access [free registration required] and presents a series of recommendations for its proper implementation.

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