Attacks on healthcare facilities in Ukraine constitute violations of international law: they must stop

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Several sources have reported attacks on healthcare facilities in Ukraine, including a children’s hospital, causing numerous deaths and injuries. "Attacks on healthcare facilities or workers breach medical neutrality and are violations of international humanitarian law," said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Twitter on Sunday. In this post I argue that such attacks constitute violations of human rights, international humanitarian law, and medical ethical standards.
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OutputmediaGroningen Centre for Health Law Blog
UitgeverRijksuniversiteit Groningen
StatusPublished - 10-mrt-2022

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