Wednesday, May 1, 2019

New Issue: International Review of the Red Cross

The latest issue of the International Review of the Red Cross (Vol. 99, no. 906, December 2017) is out. The theme is: "Conflict in Syria." Contents include:
  • Vincent Bernard, Conflict in Syria: Finding hope amid the ruins
  • Interview with Peter Maurer: President of the ICRC
  • The Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the International Committee of the Red Cross: A true partnership to help the most vulnerable
  • Yassar Abdin, The fragility of community security in Damascus and its environs
  • Mazen Hedar, Mental health during the Syrian crisis: How Syrians are dealing with the psychological effects
  • Ross Burns, Weaponizing monuments
  • Yasmin Naqvi, Crossing the red line: The use of chemical weapons in Syria and what should happen now
  • Ahmed Al-Dawoody, Islamic law and international humanitarian law: An introduction to the main principles
  • Marwa Al-Sabouni, From a model of peace to a model of conflict: The effect of architectural modernization on the Syrian urban and social make-up
  • Polina Levina Mahnad, Protecting cultural property in Syria: New opportunities for States to enhance compliance with international law?
  • Emanuela-Chiara Gillard, “Safe areas”: The international legal framework
  • Giulio Bartolini, A universal treaty for disasters? Remarks on the International Law Commission's Draft Articles on the Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters
  • Robert Sparrow, Rob McLaughlin, & Mark Howard, Naval robots and rescue