Mechanisms for activating the legal protection of journalists during armed conflict
Journal of college of Law for Legal and Political Sciences,
2017, Volume 6, Issue 23 part 1, Pages 151-181
Wars reveal the extent of violation of rights of innocent people by the conflicting parties. Military machine has been taking the life of thousands of people without distinguishing between civilians and armed persons. particularly, journalists have constituted recently the majority of war and armed conflicts victims because of the dangerous nature of their job.
protection is provided of journalist by international law cannot be succeed unless they have been accompanied with some guarantees that ensures the application of international law at domestic law level. This might be achieved through forcing all countries to make necessary legislations in their national law that comply with the rules of international law in this regard.
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