International Humanitarian Law on Cyberwarfare and Pakistan’s Legal Framework

Project Overview Simply put, cyberwarfare is when States or other actors use offensive or defensive means against each other in the cyberspace. As it is an activity that is not bound by geographical limitations, it becomes the subject of international law in general. Moreover, where such hostile activity rises to the level of an ‘attack’…

The Legal Implications of Adopting a Conflict Paradigm in Pakistan

Project Overview This report was published by RSIL in 2015 and was the outcome of an expert meeting which took place on 6 May, 2015 at the RSIL offices in Islamabad on the applicability of international humanitarian law to domestic counter-terrorism operations in Pakistan. The session focused on discussing, from a strictly academic perspective, if a…