In the Mucic et alii case (Judgment of 20.02.2001), the ad hoc International Criminal Tibunal for the Former Yugoslavia [ICTFY] (Appeals Chamber) pondered that both International Humanitarian Law and the International Law of Human Rights take as a “starting point” their common concern to safeguard human dignity, which forms the basis of their minimum standards of humanity.

In the Mucic et alii case (Judgment of 20.02.2001), the ad hoc International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia [ICTFY] (Appeals Chamber) pondered that both International Humanitarian Law and the International Law of Human Rights take as a “starting point” their common concern to safeguard human dignity, which forms the basis of their minimum standards of humanity.

from: Humankind as a subject of International Law,
In: International Law for Humankind, p. 279
Authors: Antônio Augusto and Cançado Trindade