Proceedings of The International Conference on Environmental and Technology of Law, Business and Education on Post Covid 19, ICETLAWBE 2020, 26 September 2020, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia

Research Article

The Perspective Of Criminal Law And Human Rights Against Euthanasia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.26-9-2020.2302610,
        author={Zulkarnain  Zulkarnain},
        title={The Perspective Of Criminal Law And Human Rights Against Euthanasia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of The International Conference on Environmental and Technology of Law, Business and Education on Post Covid 19, ICETLAWBE 2020, 26 September 2020, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICETLAWBE},
        year={2020},
        month={12},
        keywords={euthanasia criminal law human rights},
        doi={10.4108/eai.26-9-2020.2302610}
    }
    
  • Zulkarnain Zulkarnain
    Year: 2020
    The Perspective Of Criminal Law And Human Rights Against Euthanasia
    ICETLAWBE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.26-9-2020.2302610
Zulkarnain Zulkarnain1,*
  • 1: Universitas Lampung, Lampung, Indonesia
*Contact email: zulkarnain.policia@gmail.com

Abstract

Euthanasia is an effort carried out to help a person accelerate his death easily due to an inability to endure long suffering and no more hope for life or cure. Euthanasia is closely related to various aspects such as legal, moral, religious and Human Rights (HR) aspects. The issue discussed in this journal is how the perspective of criminal law and human rights against euthanasia. The method used in this research is normative juridical by using secondary data, books, documents, and scientific journals. The results of this journal study concluded the perspective of criminal lawprohibit and state that euthanasia mis a form of crime. However, IDI Circular Letter No. 702 / PB / H2 / 09/2004 also provides an exception allowing euthanasia on condition that the court allows. While the perspective of Human Rights (HR) towards euthanasia is divided into pros and cons. According to pro euthanasia is part of the right to self determination. Meanwhile, according to the counter euthanasia is considered a violation of Human Rights (HR) because the existence of the right to life does not mean that a human being has the right to die which is basically an absolute right of God. The author provides advice to government should make special rules regarding euthanasia by observing and upholding human rights.