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Unformatted text preview: ives, health and dignity of individuals, albeit from a different angle. Q: What is R.A. 9851? A: R.A. 9851 is the Philippine Act on Crimes Against International Humanitarian Law, Genocide and other Crimes Against Humanity. Its State policies include: 1. The renunciation of war and adherence to a policy of peace, equality, justice, freedom, cooperation and amity with all nations. 2. Values the dignity of every human person and guarantees full respect of human rights 3. Promotion of Children as zones of peace 4. Adoption of the generally accepted principles of international law 5. Punishment of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community 6. To ensure persons accused of committing grave crimes under international law all rights for a fair and strict trial in accordance with national and international law as well as ACADEMICS CHAIR: LESTER JAY ALAN E. FLORES II U N I V E R S I T Y O F S A N T O T O M A S VICE CHAIRS FOR ACADEMICS: KAREN JOY G. SABUGO & JOHN HENRY C. MENDOZA Facultad de Derecho Civil VICE CHAIR FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE: JEANELLE C. LEE VICE CHAIRS FOR LAY‐OUT AND DESIGN: EARL LOUIE M. MASACAYAN & THEENA C. MARTINEZ 255 UST GOLDEN NOTES 2011 accessible and gender‐sensitive avenues of redress for victims of armed conflicts The application of the provisions of this Act shall not affect the legal status of the parties to a conflict, nor give an implied recognition of the status of belligerency. Q: What is the effect /relevance of the passage of R.A. 9851? A: R.A. 9851 mandates both the State and non‐ state armed groups to observe international humanitarian law standards and gives the victims of war‐crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity legal recourse Q: What is an “attack directed against any civilian population”? A: It means a course of conduct involving the multiple commission of acts referred to in other crimes against humanity against any civilian population, pursuant to or in furtherance of a State o...
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