From Humanitarian Intervention to Assassination: Human Rights and Political Violence

Andrew Altman, Christopher Wellmon

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    Abstract

    The article presents the authors arguments on the permissibility of cross-border armed intervention. The authors explain the consensus view on armed intervention. They also claim that the permissibility of armed intervention does not depend upon the consent of the intended beneficiaries. A discussion on the permissibility of assassinating state leaders who violate human rights.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)228-257
    Number of pages30
    JournalEthics
    Volume118
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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