Violations of the laws or customs of war under military law: comparative analysis of international and internal legislation of Ukraine

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https://doi.org/10.21564/2414-990X.152.223328

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sovereignty, national security, human collective security, violation, laws or customs of war, responsibility, war crime, reintegration, armed conflict, human rights

Abstract

This paper addresses the question of the criminalization of war crimes, which are compared at the international and internal legislative level under military law. Considering current threats to the international legal order and security system, justice and defence sector actors, military lawyers and research fellows in military law are faced with the problems of the concept of responsibility for the most serious crimes in the world. The adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in 1998 raises the question of the internal legislation validity. The states Parties to International Criminal Court should revise the established conceptual approaches of responsibility for war crimes. The comparative analysis was made of the core and international military law.

Author Biographies

Oksana Cherviakova , Military Law Institute, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University

Ph.D in Law, Associate Professor of the Military Law Department

Vladyslav Mekheda , Military Law Institute, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University

Ph.Din Law, Senior Lecturer of the Military Law Department

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2021-06-14

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Cherviakova , O., & Mekheda , V. (2021). Violations of the laws or customs of war under military law: comparative analysis of international and internal legislation of Ukraine. Problems of Legality, (152), 8–18. https://doi.org/10.21564/2414-990X.152.223328

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LEGAL PRINCIPLES OF UKRAINE’S NATIONAL SECURITY