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International Humanitarian Resource Centre Publications

Part of the information component of the International Humanitarian Law Resource Centre is the IHL legal analysis of different forms address the ongoing violations of IHL that characterise the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, to increase respect for and implementation of international law, and IHL in particular.

Our work focuses on the application of international humanitarian law (IHL) and international human rights law (IHRL) to specific policies, practices and issues pertaining to the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt).

The analyses aim at providing humanitarian and development experts and practitioners, policy and decision makers, researchers, academics and journalists with accessible and reliable information on international law and its applicability in the oPt. IHL is a key reference and tool for people who work to increase the protection of civilians, alleviate human suffering, and  promote peace, justice and development in Israel and the oPt.

The objective of these analyses and the related recommendations is to facilitate policy formulation.

IHL Briefs

Everyone's Business, Third Party Responsibility and the Enforcement of International Law in the oPt 418 KB PDF
Guilty by association; Israel’s collective punishment policies in the oPt 2265 KB PDF
Same Game, Different Rules, Practices and Policies of Racial Descrimination by the Occupaying Power in the oPt 673 KB PDF
Removing peace by Force, A Legal Analysis of Recent Israeli Policies of Forcible Transfer in the oPt 1399 KB PDF
Litigating Settlements 467 KB PDF
From Fact Finding to Ending Impunity 3580 KB PDF
The Case of Willful Killings in the West Bank 648 KB PDF
Accountability Violations of International Humanitarian Law 1965 KB PDF
Securing Injustice" Legal Analysis of G4S Operations in Occupied Palestinian Territory 8251 KB PDF
International Crimes and Accountability: A beginner’s introduction to the duty to investigate, prosecute and punish 2597 KB PDF
The unsettling business of settlememt business 234 KB PDF
House demolitions in the occupied Palestinian territory 303 KB PDF
Operation Protective Edge Recalling the Core Principles Diakonia 269 KB PDF
Operation Protective Edge - Medical facilities and International Humanitarian Law 76 KB PDF
Operation Protective Edge- Identifying IHL violations 358 KB PDF
Understanding Humanitarian Assistance 467 KB PDF
Submission to the EU-Israel Informal Human Rights Working Group meeting 196 KB PDF
Submission regarding implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy in 2013, EU-Israel 352 KB PDF
The Forced Transfer of Bedouin Communities in the oPt 313 KB PDF
Israel’s destruction of cisterns due to the lack of building permits in Area C of the West Bank 379 KB PDF
Flotillas and the blockade 147 KB PDF
The GazaStrip: Status under international humanitarian law 177 KB PDF
Jerusalem light rail, an international humanitarian law (IHL) perspective 166 KB PDF