My Lai was perhaps the most infamous, if not necessarily the most egregious.
Even if it’s unclear whether a situation is an armed conflict, human rights law forbids extrajudicial executions.
In war, the protection of the natural environment against widespread, long-term and severe damage is legally ambiguous.
Parties must “search for the dead and prevent their being despoiled.”
Prisoners, whether POWs or enemy civilians, cannot be forced to serve in military operations.
Over the last 3 decades, Cambodia has been to Asia what the Holocaust was to Europe.