Practice Relating to Rule 88. Non-Discrimination
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:
- There may be no privileges or restrictions on the grounds of race, colour, sex, political, religious or other conviction, ethnic or social origin, property, place of residence, or linguistic or other attributes.
Ukraine’s IHL Manual (2004) states:
1.2.11. “Apartheid” means policy and practice of racial discrimination of certain peoples or ethnic groups.
1.8.5. Serious violations of international humanitarian law directed against people include:
- inhuman treatment accompanied by degrading human dignity, including the practice of apartheid.