The right to life and the Martens Clause

Publication Type: 
Other Writing
Publication Date: 
April 24, 2015

Patrick Lin made interesting observations on the ethical notion of human dignity in the context of LAWS. Even if LAWS could act in accordance with IHL, taking of human life by machines violates a right to dignity that may even be more fundamental to the right to life.

Download the attached PDF to read Patrick Lin's full testimony.