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a person or group of people located or intentionally placed in a potential line of fire or in an area likely to be attacked.
reply to post by Android616
Maybe they would plant people and have them do and say things that would be an instant turn off for masses. The truth is so hard to see today under all the layers of lies and the lairs telling them.edit on 15-4-2014 by SubTruth because: (no reason given)
It is true that voluntary human shields seek to assist the military efforts of one of the belligerent states, but absent evidence of coercion or state coordination it is difficult to directly attribute their actions to the responsibility of the belligerent state.
Involuntary human shields represent the more common and more criminal abuse of the law. When Saddam Hussein abducted foreign nationals and placed them in the vicinity of military objectives during the First Gulf War in August 1990, the fact that he termed them “special guests” in no way changed the illegality of his actions, which the UN Security Council unanimously condemned.