Ahmed Al-Dawoody

Number of articles written: 3 articles

Ahmed Al-Dawoody

Number of articles written: 3 articles

Dr Ahmed Al-Dawoody, born in Egypt, is the Legal Adviser for Islamic Law and Jurisprudence at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Prior to joining the ICRC, he was an Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies and Islamic law at Al-Azhar University in Cairo. He also taught in the United States, UK, UAE and Switzerland. He has published many articles, including on the relation between Islamic law and IHL, and is the author of The Islamic Law of War: Justifications and Regulations (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

Published articles

article IRRC No. 911

International humanitarian law, Islamic law and the protection of children in armed conflict

article IRRC No. 906

Islamic law and international humanitarian law : An introduction to the main principles

article IRRC No. 905

Management of the dead from Islamic law and international humanitarian law perspectives: Considerations for humanitarian forensics