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The ICRC has recently released the updated Commentary to the first Geneva Convention, which addresses a range of important issues such as the scope of the obligation to respect and ensure respect for humanitarian law, the beginning and end of armed conflict and the protection of the wounded and sick, medical facilities and personnel.
In this featured Q&A video, Chris Harland, Legal Advisor for the ICRC Regional Delegation for the U.S. and Canada, has provided insight to some of the questions surrounding the release of the updated commentaries.