Protection of persons and objects

During the conflict between Sri Lanka and the LTTE, successful evacuations of the wounded and sick were undertaken by the Sri Lankan Navy, with support of the ICRC.
In Central African Republic (CAR), the cooperation between an armed group and the national authorities has led to the release of 18 detainees. Subsequently, the government of CAR acted on several occasions as a mediator for disarmament and repatriation of members of armed groups.
The Supreme Court of Nepal has played an important role in ensuring Nepal’s compliance with IHL, with key decisions on the grounds for detention and the legality of amnesties.
In the lead up to peace talks, the Nepalese government released hundreds of Maoist rebels previously detained in the conflict.
In 2013, the government of Sudan and the Justice and Equality Movement signed a ceasefire agreement including obligations towards the protection of children. In 2016, Sudan signed an Action Plan with the United Nations to prevent the recruitment of children by its armed forces. If the measures agreed to in the Action Plan are completed, the Sudanese Government Security Forces will be removed from… Read more ...