Recording Casualties of War

Oxford Research Group (ORG) are inviting members of the public to the launch of a new initiative, “The Charter for the Recognition of Every Casualty of Armed Violence” on Thursday, 15 September 2011, at the British Academy in London, 9.30 – 11.30 am. The Charter contains a set of three core demands on states to ensure that every person killed by armed violence is:  promptly recorded,   correctly identified, and  publicly acknowledged. The Charter is the first to set out for the international community clear casualty-recording requirements that are grounded in international law. Such recording is vital, because it enables … Continue reading Recording Casualties of War