Urbanization of Conflict
- DLP Shorts
Human Shields in Urban Conflicts
This article explores the notion of human shields, their prohibition, as well as recent arguments which seek to distinguish between ‘voluntary’ and ‘involuntary’ human shields.
Globalization and Increased Urban Warfare
This article examines how globalization causes greater urbanization and technological
advancement, which, in conflict zones, can be a recipe for unrest.
The Urbanization of Conflict and the Challenges to the Laws of Armed Conflict
This articles sheds light on the concept of urbanization of conflict, as well as the impact this has on the laws of armed conflict.
Urbanization of Warfare
How has globalization contributed to growing urban warfare and the debate surrounding the topic of using civilians as human shields in combat? How can the cardinal principles of international humanitarian law be applied to reduce human suffering in urbanised conflicts?