publication . Article . 2017

THE RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT: ITS RISE AND DEMISE

Dagi, Dogachan;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Journal of Liberty and International Affairs (issn: 1857-9760, eissn: 1857-9760, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute for Research and European Studies
Abstract
The doctrine of Responsibility to protect was developed in order to address the issue of mass atrocities, which were brought about by intrastate and ethnic conflicts as well as oppressive regimes throughout the world. It embraced the idea of the immunity of human rights, the moral need to intervene in cases that shock human conscience, and posed a challenge to the conventional understanding of sovereignty by redefining it as “responsibility”. However, this essay argues that the controversial implementation of the doctrine in Libya and its non-implementation in the case of Syria despite widespread humanitarian crisis in terms of civilian casualties and massive po...
Subjects
free text keywords: Internationale Beziehungen, Politikwissenschaft, International relations, Political science, internationale Beziehungen, Entwicklungspolitik, Friedens- und Konfliktforschung, Sicherheitspolitik, International Relations, International Politics, Foreign Affairs, Development Policy, Peace and Conflict Research, International Conflicts, Security Policy, humanitäre Intervention, Libyen, Syrien, UNO-Sicherheitsrat, Souveränität, humanitäre Hilfe, UNO, internationales Abkommen, Menschenrechtsverletzung, Strategie, humanitarian aid, international agreement, human rights violation, strategy, intervention, sovereignty, humanitarian intervention, Libya, Syria, UN Security Council, Political theory, JC11-607, ddc:327, ddc:320
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publication . Article . 2017

THE RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT: ITS RISE AND DEMISE

Dagi, Dogachan;