The Guardian 14th November
The author argues - "It is now urgent for States to update rather than sideline the Geneva
conventions, agree upon a definition of ‘terrorist act’, perhaps through
a new comprehensive UN convention against terrorism, strengthen
international cooperation and public awareness of the role and
importance of international humanitarian law, consider revising the
International Criminal Court’s Statute explicitly to cover terrorist
acts, and above all, maintain the high moral ground."
Please read the article. This is a topic to which we must return .....!
* Lyal S. Sunga has conducted monitoring, investigation, reporting,
technical cooperation, education and training in some 55 countries over
the last 25 years in human rights, humanitarian law and international
criminal law. He is Head of the Rule of Law program at the Hague
Institute for Global Justice in The Netherlands, and Visiting Professor
at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
in Lund, Sweden