Background to armed humanitarian action

The maintenance of international peace and securitywas based,from 1948 to 1988, on the use of force by the Security Council of the UnitedNations when there was a military aggression from one country against another.However, since 1988, the main reasons for the UN military intervention are theviolati...

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Autor Principal: Parra Avila, Elliot
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Español (Spanish)
Publicado: University Santo Tomás, Bogotá 2012
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Acceso en línea:http://hdl.handle.net/11634/27204
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Sumario:The maintenance of international peace and securitywas based,from 1948 to 1988, on the use of force by the Security Council of the UnitedNations when there was a military aggression from one country against another.However, since 1988, the main reasons for the UN military intervention are theviolations of human rights, not international war.The article explores thebackgrounds in classical internationaldoctrine (Vitoria, Grotius, W olff, Vattel and Kant) and in the international law of theXIX and XX centuries (the EasternQuestion, the protection of Christians in the Middle East and the endcolonialism).