The surge of spreading harmful information through digital technologies: a distressing reality in complex humanitarian emergencies

Elsevier, The Lancet Global Health, Volume 11, June 2023
Jaff D.

This Comment article supports SDG 3 and 16 by highlighting how complex humanitarian settings have become fertile environments for spreading misinformation, disinformation, and malinformation, and how the 2021 release of the Oxford Statement on International Law Protection in Cyberspace, which touches on sovereignty, incitement, human rights, criminal law, general rules of international humanitarian law, and international criminal law, is an important first step to address this type of disinformation.