Rapid Response Seminar
Humanitarian Intervention, International Law and Syria
Wednesday 11 September 2013 16:00 to 18:00
LocationSenate Room, Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU
Professor Robert McCorquodale, BIICL
Dapo Akande, University of Oxford
Professor Sigrun Skogly, University of Lancaster
Professor Guglielmo Verdirame, King's College, London
Professor Marc Weller, University of Cambridge
For the government legal position see here.
The legal justification for military intervention in Syria given by the British government was on the grounds of humanitarian intervention. This discussion by leading international lawyers will consider if humanitarian intervention is international law and if it can be applied to this situation. This is a debate that should not be missed!
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