About the blog
The blog was created in 2011 to offer students, irrespective of their origins or access to educational material, free material and information on fundamental principles of public international law. The views expressed in this blog are those of the contributor alone and does not reflect those of organisations and institutions she is, or was, affiliated with in a professional capacity.
About the contributor
Ruwanthika Gunaratne is a lecturer in public international law, including international humanitarian law (IHL). She is a Sri Lankan national. Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, she has a Masters in International Law, with honours, from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. She is a graduate of the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, where she graduated, with honours, as a Dental Surgeon. Ruwanthika worked previously for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Ministry of External Affairs, Sri Lanka, and the Ministry of Justice, United Kingdom. She can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.