Bhuiyan, Md. J.H. and Khan, B.U. (eds.), Revisiting the Geneva Conventions: 1949-2019, 2020

The book is designed to provide an overview of the development, meaning, and nature of international humanitarian law (IHL). It presents a critical review of the protection of the injured, sick and shipwrecked, prisoners of war (POWs) and civilians during times of war, the prevention of forcible transfer of civilians, the four Geneva Conventions from a Third World point of view, the ideals of distinction, proportionality and precaution from the point of view of Islamic law and the issues faced in implementing IHL.This lucidly written and timely book will greatly benefit anyone interested in the protection of victims of armed conflict.