Humanitarian Action Through Legal Institutions

Michael Kearney

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Abstract

In light of the turn to UN Fact-finding Missions analysing ongoing human rights abuses through the lens of international criminal law, this paper suggests, by reference to the principle found in UN General Assembly resolution 377 of 1950, that Security Council vetos precluding the referrals of abusive states to the International Criminal Court might be overcome by empowering the General Assembly to act in its place.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action
EditorsRoger MacGinty, Jenny Peterson
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter29
ISBN (Electronic)9780203753422
ISBN (Print)9780415844420
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

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Kearney, M. (2015). Humanitarian Action Through Legal Institutions. In R. MacGinty, & J. Peterson (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action Routledge.