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Part III The Sources of International Responsibility, Ch.33.3 Circumstances Precluding Wrongfulness in the ILC Articles on State Responsibility: Self-Defence

Jean-Marc Thouvenin

From: The Law of International Responsibility

Edited By: James Crawford, Alain Pellet, Simon Olleson, Kate Parlett

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 May 2024

For a long time, self-defence has been considered as requiring special attention by international scholarship, and particularly in the context of the study of international responsibility of States for internationally wrongful acts. Moreover, before the adoption of the United Nations Charter and the conventional recognition of self-defence in its article 51, the questionnaire prepared by the Preparatory Committee for 1930 Hague Codification Conference, acting under the aegis of the League of Nations, invoked self-defence as a case in which the responsibility of a...
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