Legal Protection for Medical Personnel in International Armed Conflict; International Humanitarian Law Perspective
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- international humanitarian law; medical personnel; international armed conflict
This legal research aims to find out the regulation on legal protection for medical personnel in international armed conflicts and how sanctions can be applied to perpetrators of violations against medical personnel and to find out the factors that prevent the rules of international humanitarian law from being obeyed by the parties to the dispute. This research method uses normative juridical and through a statute approach and a case approach, namely an approach to legislation and a case approach. In the case of the shooting of the humanitarian aid ship for Gaza Palestine by Israel on the Mavi Marmara ship in which there were medical personnel and volunteers from various countries, all kinds of attacks should be carried out by the parties to the dispute against medical personnel and medical units and become the object of attacks for the sake of military, political advantage is a violation of International Humanitarian Law. The conclusion of this legal writing is that in an armed conflict, medical officers and medical units and facilities have received protection as regulated in International Humanitarian Law, namely in the 1949 Geneva Conventions and the 1977 Additional Protocol. Lack of strict implementation of international humanitarian law by the UN Security Council against violators thus ignoring the protection of medical personnel in international armed conflicts.
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TY - CONF AU - Levina Yustitianingtyas AU - Laily Rodhiyatul Habibah PY - 2023 DA - 2023/05/13 TI - Legal Protection for Medical Personnel in International Armed Conflict; International Humanitarian Law Perspective BT - Proceedings of the 1st UMSurabaya Multidisciplinary International Conference 2021 (MICon 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 234 EP - 242 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_26 DO - 10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_26 ID - Yustitianingtyas2023 ER -