ICRC calls for new legal rules to address autonomy in weapons systems

May 12, 2021

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) President, Peter Maurer, briefed states today on the ICRC’s conclusion that new international law is needed to tackle the ethical, humanitarian and legal challenges posed by autonomy in weapons systems. The ICRC are widely recognised as the guardians of international humanitarian law (IHL): the law that provides protections Read more...