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16 Aug 2006 description

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has established an Expert Legal Inquiry to investigate whether and to what extent the Israeli Defence Forces and Hezbollah violated international humanitarian law and human rights law during the conflict in Lebanon.

"With the welcome cessation of hostilities we cannot just forget the scale of civilian deaths and physical destruction over the last month.

07 Aug 2006 description

ICJ calls on Hezbollah and Israel to abide by laws of war

Administration of Justice - Counter Terrorism and Human Rights - Newsroom

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said today that protecting the lives of civilians in Lebanon and Israel cannot wait the outcome of international diplomatic efforts to end the conflict and called on both Hezbollah and the Israeli Defence Forces to distinguish between combatants and civilians and between civilian and military targets, as required by international humanitarian law.

"Civilians in both Israel and Lebanon have paid the …