This Note examines the legality of humanitarian intervention by tracing the historical justifications for nonintervention through modern interpretations of the U.N. Charter. Events leading to the change in the U.N. stance on humanitarian intervention are discussed. The Note also sets out criteria for justifiable intervention. The Note concludes that intervention can be justified to the extent that it is carried out for humanitarian purposes.
Command of Sovereignty Gives Way to Concern for Humanity,
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