Amends in Action

My last post introduced the concept of “making amends,” which is the practice of warring parties providing recognition and help to civilians harmed during combat. Amends can take the form of monetary payments, rebuilding,…

Amends – Why the Law is Not Always Enough

Sometimes the law is not enough to prevent wrongs, much less to right them. Unfortunately, this seems to be a truism for civilians caught in armed conflict. International Humanitarian Law(IHL) makes little provision for…