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
Date Written: October 15, 2010
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
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
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