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10 facts about human rights during war

  • The main rule

The basic principle of modern international humanitarian law was set by Jean-Jacques Rousseau in his treatise "The Social Contract" in 1762. This principle is the following: the war is not a relationship between people, but a relationship between countries, and people become enemies by chance, not as human beings and not even as citizens, but as soldiers. And one can fight with soldiers only as long...

The King’s Power

Ability to inflame the crowd with a few words gives possibilities. The question is how these possibilities will be used: for own benefit or for benefit of others, for minor or major changes, for dissemination of ideas of violence or peace. One talented pastor in the United States used his possibilities to change the rules of the game for an entire race - for black people. He did...