Positive obligations in human rights law during armed conflicts
Research handbook on human rights and humanitarian law
Cheltenham ; Northampton : E. Elgar, 2013
This chapter proposes to focus on a series of obligations that are particularly relevant in the context of armed conflicts. First, states have to take measures to protect individuals from the effects of hostilities. Second, states have a duty to account for the fate of persons during times of armed conflicts. Third, states have to take measures to protect individuals against both rebels and paramilitary forces.
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