IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 8, August 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Miss.Nalina Sivachandran, Mrs.Thushani Shayanthan
The current war fronts are something different from the earlier battle field. Modernization of the world differentiates the strategies of wars, methods of wars and planning of achieving the military benefits. Therefore the earlier laws do not fit with the current war front. Therefore, the objectives of this research are analyzing the contemporary developments in the battle field, how do they all affect the definition of civilian and whether the earlier laws are sufficient for protecting and safeguarding the civilians during hostilities.