Article 1 of the 4th Geneva Convention

Dimitri Lascaris delivered the closing talk in the Israel, Palestine & International Law symposium, focusing on Canada’s obligations under Article 1 of the 4th Geneva Convention (1949).

Lascaris is a Canadian lawyer, journalist and activist. In 2012, he was named by Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of Canada’s 25 most influential lawyers. He is a correspondent and board member of The Real News Network and a board member of Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East. Dimitri ran for the Green Party of Canada in Canada’s 2015 Federal elections, in the riding of London West. Subsequently, he served as justice critic on the GPC’s shadow cabinet.

Here’s the full text of Dimitri’s talk. Listen to and watch Dimitri deliver his presentation here: