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Web Links for Impeding Humanitarian Assistance as a War Crime

There are 33 sites catalogued in the category.
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Name: ASIL Insights: Security Council Resolution 1502 on the Protection of Humanitarian and United Nations Personnel by Frederic L. Kirgis (September 2003)
Description: Discusses the reasons why the Statute of the ICC was not included in resolution 1502, but direct sources of the prohibition from the 4th Geneva Convention and Protocol I to the Geneva Conventions.
Name: Blocking of Humanitarian Aid
Description: Discussing the situation in Bosnia
Name: Commission on Human Rights Resolution 2001/25
Description: Reaffirms the right to food, and international guidelines for its implementation.
Name: Complete Summary of 4814th Security Council Meeting Adopting Resolution 1502
Description: UN SC expresses strong condemnation of violence against humanitarian workers, calls for action to ensure their safety by unanimously adopting resolution 1502.
Name: Convention (IV) relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, Geneva, August 1949
Description: Regulates the provision of food and other goods for prisoners of war and people in occupied territories. Articles 55 and 59 relate to humanitarian assistance.
Name: Department for International Development Speech: Women and War: Perspectives on Protection and Assistance by Hilary Benn MP at the British Red Cross Society's Conference(Oct. 25, 2001)
Description: Shortly after September 11th humanitarian staff was removed from Afghanistan. Humanitarian principles are based on impartiality, neutrality and help. There are many negative consequences for humanitarian organizations backed by military force. Another concern is how to bring those who violate human rights to justice.
Name: FIDH Press Releases: Israel/ Occupied Palestinian Territories: War Crimes and humanitarian Disaster
Description: International Federation for Human Rights appeal to all governments for a protection force and declaration of Israel and Occupied Territories as a humanitarian disaster zone. It requests the assurance of Israel to protect medical staff and provide clear access to victims.
Name: First Peace Conference at The Hague: Signed -- 29 July 1899; entry into force -- 4 September 1900 and Second Peace Conference at The Hague: Signed -- 18 October 1907; entry into force -- 26 January 1910.
Name: General Assembly Resolution 46/182: December 19, 1991
Description: General Assembly resolution which led to the creation of the Department of Humanitarian Affairs and strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian emergency assistance of the United Nations. Provides steps to follow for providing assistance.
Name: Hd Report/ Politics and Humanitarianism: Coherence in Crisis (February 2003)
Description: Report on three case studies by the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue during 2002 in Afghanistan, Sierra Leone and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The sanctity of humanitarian principles should be maintained. Politics should stay out of all humanitarian missions from either side - no obstruction and organizations not losing sight of their objective. Concludes with the notion that the UN to defend humanitarian protection and assistance in order to save lives during its peace operations.
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