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Humanitarian Intervention

MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW, Rüdiger Wolfrum, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012

21 Pages Posted: 4 Nov 2010 Last revised: 10 Jun 2011

Vaughan Lowe

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Antonios Tzanakopoulos

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Date Written: October 15, 2010

Abstract

This entry discusses 'humanitarian intervention' as an autonomous justification for the use of force in international law.

Keywords: Humanitarian Intervention, Use of Force, Non-Intervention, Self-Defence, Collective Humanitarian Intervention, Interference, Humanitarian Assistance, Humanitarian Crisis, Humanitarian Catastrophe, UN, Security Council, General Assembly, Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention

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Lowe, Vaughan and Tzanakopoulos, Antonios, Humanitarian Intervention (October 15, 2010). MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW, Rüdiger Wolfrum, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1701560

Vaughan Lowe

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Antonios Tzanakopoulos (Contact Author)

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law ( email )

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