This article discusses the use of starvation as a method of warfare and its status under IHL and ICL using the case studies of Yemen and South Sudan.
Maha Husain is a Research Associate at RSIL’s Lahore office. She completed her undergraduate law degree from the University of Cambridge (Downing College). At RSIL, her work centres around select issues in public international law, climate finance and counter-terrorism. Before joining RSIL, Maha took part in ILCC 2020 and interned at RSIL.
During her undergraduate degree, Maha wrote her final year dissertation on Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL). She has previously worked with the Cambridge Pro Bono Project to produce a report on enforced disappearances of women as a continuous gender-based crime and has worked with the Oxbridge Human Development Research Group to provide tailored research to the UNHCR.