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close this bookCountry Report Parallel Research Programme - ICRC Worldwide Consultation on the Rules of War (International Committee of the Red Cross , 1999, 38 p.)
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View the documentExecutive summary
close this folderThe settings
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View the documentColombia
View the documentBosnia-Herzegovina
View the documentPhilippines
close this folderBroad areas of comparability
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View the documentBarrier between combatants and civilians
View the documentPractices putting civilians at risk
View the documentTreatment of captured combatants
View the documentChild combatants
View the documentWhy norms of war are not observed
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close this folderAreas of divergence and possible bias
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View the documentAwareness of and views on the Geneva Conventions
View the documentProsecution of war criminals
View the documentAwareness of the ICRC
View the documentReported war experiences
View the documentProjected behaviour in war
View the documentConcluding assessment
View the documentAnnex 1: General methodology
View the documentAnnex 2: Questionnaire*

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For the great majority of questions asked in the ICRC consultation on limits in war, there is no consistent bias evident in the results. Based on this parallel research test, there is good reason to have confidence in the findings for the 12 countries central to this consultation.