Human Inequality Puts Sovereign Equality to the Test
The Broker, March 2013.
5 Pages Posted: 7 Mar 2016
Date Written: March 1, 2013
How well or how poorly citizens fare within the borders of their state used to be a no-go area for others to interfere with. But the notion of sovereign equality as the foundation of the international legal order is showing ever more creaks and squeaks. This is a direct result of the increasing polical and legal value attributed to human equality across the globe.
Keywords: international law, sovereign equality, human equality, human rights, inequality, international rule of law
JEL Classification: K
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