Practice Relating to Rule 28. Medical Units
In 1994, during a debate in the UN Security Council on the situation in the former Yugoslavia, Finland stated:
Even though there might have been provocations by the Bosnian Government forces, the merciless onslaught by the Serb forces against the safe area [of Goražde] – with the deliberate targeting of hospitals … – cannot be justified. On the contrary, it must be strongly condemned. The Serbs must realize that what they are doing is a blatant violation of basic humanitarian law, and those responsible for these atrocities will be held personally accountable.