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Silicon Valley

The Law of War and the Israel-Hamas Conflict

On October 7, Hamas carried out a murderous attack against civilians in Israel. Israel has responded with extensive air strikes and a ground invasion that has resulted in widespread destruction in the Gaza Strip. Both sides have been accused of violating the rules governing the conduct of war and committing war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. 

Stanford Law School Professor Allen Weiner will discuss the relevant law of armed conflict (or "international humanitarian law") and when violations amount to war crimes or other serious violations of international humanitarian law in the context of the war currently being waged in Gaza.

MLF Organizer
Katie Zoglin

A Peninsula Chapter program. Chapters and forums at the Club are organized and run by volunteer programmers who are members of Commonwealth Club World Affairs of California, and they cover a diverse range of topics. 

June 5, 2024

Los Altos Public Library
13 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA 94022
United States

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Allen Weiner

Stanford Law School Professor