30. The law of occupation and the protection of civilians

Instructions

Learning outcome

After completing this activity, the student should be familiar with the position of civilians in armed conflict.

Activity

Read documents indicated below and answer the quiz questions.

Introduction

Civilians have increasingly become the victims of armed conflict. In response, the Security Council has mandated a number of peacekeeping operations with the protection of civilians from physical violence. UN (including Secretary General or Security Council) use to deal with the protection of civilians very often, all debates, meetings and evaluations are available on annual basis under this link

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Question 12 pts

Read the text of Geneva convention IV and identify which of the following are true statements:

Question 23 pts

Read the current UN SC Report on Protection of civilians in armed conflict (the part of text focused on Protection of civilians and medical care in armed conflict) and identify which of the following are true statements: