Practice Relating to Rule 99. Deprivation of Liberty
Ukraine’s IHL Manual (2004) states: “Serious violations of international humanitarian law directed against people include: … unlawful confinement (detention)”.
In 1999, in its sixth periodic report to the Human Rights Committee, Ukraine stated:
72. In article 64, paragraph 2, the Constitution lists those rights and freedoms which may not be restricted under martial law or a state of emergency.
73. These rights and freedoms include, among others, the following:
- Every person has the right to freedom and personal inviolability.