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Counter-Terrorism - International Law and Practice edited by Salinas de Frías, Ana María; Samuel, Katja; White, Nigel D (1st January 2012)

Part II Multidisciplinary Perspectives On The Rule Of Law In Action, 16 Fair Process and the Security Council

Kimberly Prost

From: Counter-Terrorism: International Law and Practice

Edited By: Ana María Salinas de Frías, Katja Samuel, Nigel D White

Subject(s):
Peace keeping — International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) — International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) — European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)
Article 1 United Nations (UN) Charter lists the first purpose of the organization as being ‘to maintain international peace and security’. Primary responsibility for this work has been conferred by the community of nations upon the Security Council. Under Article 39 UN Charter, the Council is vested—as an executive body—with the power to determine the existence of threats to international peace and security, to make recommendations about, and to decide on what measures shall be taken to maintain or restore international peace and security. A range of measures have...
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