Securing Human Rights?: Achievements and Challenges of the UN Security Council

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Throughout the first decades of its existence, many held the view that the UN Security Council would in some senses automatically encourage the protection of human rights by maintaining international peace. However since the end of the Cold War there have been growing concerns that the Council is a force with the potential to do harm to the cause of human rights, even to the extent of violating the rights of individuals. The chapters of this volume take a closer look at these two sides of the Security Council's ...

Securing Human Rights?: Achievements and Challenges of the UN Security Council 2011, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199641499

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