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Belgium: How to protect those most vulnerable in armed conflict?

In times of war, not everyone experiences the same hardships. Certain groups are more exposed than others to the severe effects of violations of international humanitarian law. How is it possible to fight sexual violence, forced recruitment of children into combat troops, or torture inflicted on people held in detention? Legal measures aiming to protect the people most at risk will be at the centre of discussions at the 14th Bruges Colloquium, which will take place in the Belgian city on 17 and 18 October.

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