Security Council Action in the Name of Human Rights: From Rhodesia to the Congo
U.C. Davis Journal of International Law & Policy, Vol. 10, No. 2, p. 197, 2004
32 Pages Posted: 20 Jul 2005
This article makes use of several case studies to argue that the practice of the Security Council displays that Council authorization for the use of force to combat gross human rights violations falls within the body's powers as outlined by the U.N. Charter.
Keywords: United Nations, Security Council, human rights, intervention, use of force, Article 2(7), United Nations Charter
JEL Classification: K33, K42
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