Marco Sassòli

About/Bio

Marco Sassòli is Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva and Associate Professor at the Université du Québec à Montreal. He has worked in the last century for 13 years with the ICRC and chaired from 2004-2013 the board of Geneva Call, an NGO engaging non-State armed actors to respect humanitarian rules.

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Two Fascinating Questions: Are all subjects of a legal order bound by the same customary law and can armed groups exist in the absence of armed conflict? Book Discussion

Armed groups are not very popular entities in today’s world, especially among states which invariably label them as terrorist. That such groups are bound by international humanitarian law (IHL) of non-international armed conflicts is clearly prescribed by Article 3 common to the Geneva Conventions, but this remains difficult for States to digest. Having obligations under the IHL…

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