Security Council Action in the Name of Human Rights
African Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 11, pp. 263-298, 2003
37 Pages Posted: 20 Jul 2005
Makes use of several case studies (including a new section on the 2004 Chapter VII mission to Haiti) 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, Chapter 7, Chapter VII, Chapter Seven, use of force, Article 2(7), United Nations Charter, Southern Rhodesia, South Africa, Iraq, Somalia, Haiti, Rwanda, Congo
JEL Classification: K33, N40, N45, N46, N47
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