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Hospital bombings and the limits of international law


Professor Neve Gordon has written an opinion piece for the European Journal of International Law in which he discusses the morality of bombing hospitals during conflict. He writes: “Taking into account the history of hospital bombings and the way state actors have interpreted international law over the years, we conclude that the only way to protect hospitals from the belligerents that bomb them is by introducing a ban, not unlike the ban on torture.”

Read the full piece here.



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