Join Us Tomorrow for Movie Night!

Tomorrow at 6pm we’ll kick off the first event in our FREE film series, Humanity Through the Lens: Exploring the Law of War through Cinema. A screening of the Academy […]

Free Seminar: International Humanitarian Law

Have you ever wondered if there are laws of war? Is torture illegal? What are the Geneva Conventions? Are there protected groups during an armed conflict? If a child is […]

Free IHL Class Coming Soon

If a child is holding a hand grenade, is he protected by International Humanitarian Law (IHL)? When I saw this question, it grabbed my attention immediately. And, honestly, I’m not […]

America Abroad: Interrogating Torture

Did any of you catch the episode of America Abroad that aired Tuesday night on OPB Radio? The topic was “Interrogating Torture” and the first segment focused primarily on the […]


Do you need to take an International Humanitarian Law class? Take this quiz and find out…1. The Red Lion and Sun: A. Was a proposed symbol that was never adopted. […]

Advances In International Humanitarian Law

Shortly before the end of his President George W. Bush’s term in office, the United States ratified five important international humanitarian law treaties. The first treaty is the 1954 Hague […]

We’re A World Watchdog!

For the second year in a row, Cross Blog has made the list of the Top 50 Human Rights blogs. Now I’m not 100% sure that we deserve this honor, […]

Jack Bauer: Violating Geneva Conventions

Totally forgot to add one more 24/Red Cross connection… Remember the beginning of the episode when Jack Bauer is seated in front of a senate committee, talking about human rights […]