Noor Waheed is a Research Associate at RSIL Lahore and the Managing Editor of RSIL’s legal research publication, the RSIL Law Review. She graduated from the University of Virginia (US) with a bachelors degree in the Distinguished Major Program in Political, Philosophy, Policy, & Law. During college, Ms. Waheed also studied as an exchange student at University College, Oxford studying Comparative Law as well as Health Policy in the US, UK and EU

Foreign Terrorist Fighters: Between IHL And The Counter-Terrorism Regime

Prior to 2014, “foreign fighters” and “terrorists” represented separate categories of individuals that fell under the jurisdiction of different international law regimes, namely international humanitarian law and the international counter-terrorism regime. However, after the landmark UNSC Resolution 2178 (2014) was passed in response to the influx of third-state fighters in support of ISIL and Al-Qaeda…