An enquiry must be opened, on application by one of the parties to an armed conflict, into any alleged violation of the 1949 Geneva Conventions.






Suggested readings:

VITÉ Sylvain, Les procédures internationales d’établissement des faits dans la mise en oeuvre du droit international humanitaire, Brussels, Bruylant, 1999, 485 pp.
STEWART James G., “The UN Commission of Inquiry on Lebanon: A Legal Appraisal”, in Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 5, No. 5, November 2007, pp. 1039-1059.
WALDMAN Adir, Arbitrating Armed Conflict, Decisions of the Israel-Lebanon Monitoring Group, Huntington N.Y., Juris, 2003, 320 pp.