Humanitarian Action and Islamic Affairs, by Ameur Zemmali
Ameur Zemmali studied law and subsequently qualified as barrister. He holds a Diploma in Advanced Legal Studies and a PhD in Law. He joined the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in 1985, as consultant, before being a staff member of its Legal Division and legal adviser in the field. He joined later the ICRC Protection Division, after which he was based in the field, respectively, as advisor of the ICRC for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and ICRC advisor for the Islamic World Affairs.
Author of several publications relating to international humanitarian law (IHL) in Arabic, English, and French, including the Islamic law concerning the protection of victims of war, Ameur Zemmali has undertaken field missions to all the Arab countries, and other countires in Asia, Africa, Europe and America. He is author of Combattants et prisonniers de guerre en droit islamique et en droit international humanitaire (Paris. Éditions A. Pedone, 1997, 519 pages).