Advances in Social Behavior Research

Advances in Social Behavior Research

ASBR ICEIPI 2022, 03 March 2023

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A Study of International Human Rights Issues in Unmanned Aircraft Operations

Shucheng Liu * 1
1 Institute of Problem Solving, Zhongnan University Of Economics and Law, South Lake Avenue No.182, Wuhan, China (of the institute)

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Advances in Social Behavior Research, ASBR ICEIPI 2022, 590-595
Published 03 March 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
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Citation Shucheng Liu. A Study of International Human Rights Issues in Unmanned Aircraft Operations. ASBR (2023) ASBR ICEIPI 2022: 590-595.


With the development of technology, intelligent devices are being used more and more in every aspect of people's lives, and humans are becoming more dependent on intelligent products. Of course, not only in everyday life but also in the military, where intelligent devices play an increasingly important role. From the early days of cold warfare to the present day, the use of science and technology has greatly impacted how warfare has changed. Drones, combat robots, and cruise missiles are all the fruits of intelligent military warfare. Of these, drones are relatively widely used and play an essential role. As a new form of combat, drones have a great deal of autonomy, making them far more destructive than other forms of combat. The low cost of drones has led to the use of drones by the major powers, and the question of how to restrict the use of unmanned combat devices, especially drones, cannot be ignored. There are currently no international conventions that explicitly regulate drone use; the only ones that have any effect are the international human rights conventions. Drones pose a significant threat to human rights, particularly in terms of their indiscriminate strikes and lack of accuracy, which is one of the issues that should limit their use in warfare. The issues arising from using drones and how they threaten human rights should be the focus of attention.


Human rights, Convention, State., International law


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