Theme 1a - Rights and Responsibilities

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International Humanitarian Law applies to armed conflict

Its a set of rules that control how wars are fought to limit the amount of suffering and destruction

The rules protect the people not involved in conflict

The law is defined in the Geneva Convention which has been signed by 194 Countries

The International Criminal Court was set up at The Hague to bring war criminals to justice

War criminal are usully people in power so they'd never be brought to justice in their own country


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