IOW Policy Brief – Who is a Civilian? Perceptions of “Civilianness” in the Central African Republic

Rebecca Sutton, a post-doctoral researcher on the Individualization of War project, has authored a policy brief following a research trip to the Central African Republic in April 2019. The brief addresses questions of who is civilian in CAR, exploring the perceptions of international humanitarian actors, MINUSCA staff, IDPs and local conflict actors. The brief also considers the relevance of international (humanitarian) law in CAR, from the perspective of international humanitarian and peacekeeping actors.

A two-page Executive Summary of the policy brief  is available here

Full text available here