Sahar Haroon

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Sahar Haroon is a Research Associate at the Conflict Law Centre, RSIL, where her primary area of focus is the contemporary challenges to the law of armed conflict. She graduated top of her class at Bahria University, Islamabad, in June 2016. She submitted her dissertation on international humanitarian law (IHL) and its application and compatibility with cyber warfare. She has previously interned at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and RIAA Law.

She is at present a consultant for the ICRC where she has served as a coach at an IHL Certification Course at Islamia College University, Peshawar and for an IHL training conducted for the subordinate judiciary and prosecutors. She has also been a participant at a Round-Table Discussion on the Conduct of Hostilities and as a judge at the 9th Henry Dunant Moot Court Competition. As a Research Associate at the CLC she has authored an article titled, “International Humanitarian Law on Cyberwarfare and Pakistan’s Legal Framework”, designed an IHL course for National University of Science and Technology (NUST) and is currently involved in engagements with key stakeholders with regards to CLC publications.