The Right to Life in Light of the Integration between the Norms of International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law
19 Pages Posted: 13 May 2014
Date Written: May 12, 2014
This paper casts doubts on the existence of a contradiction between the norms of International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law in the sphere of the protection of the right to life and concludes that the wording and systematic interpretation of international treaties, and the subsequent application allowing the inference of an integrated approach to the determination of the negative and positive obligations of states in respect of the right to life.
Keywords: K 330
JEL Classification: right to life; armed conflicts; International Humanitarian Law; International Human Rights Law; lega
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