Ch.I Purposes and Principles, Article 2 (4)
Oliver Dörr, Albrecht Randelzhofer
Edited By: Bruno Simma, Daniel-Erasmus Khan, Georg Nolte, Andreas Paulus, Nikolai Wessendorf, (Assistant Editor)
- Self-defence — Humanitarian intervention — Customary international law
The Organization and its Members, in pursuit of the purposes stated in Article 1, shall act in accordance with the following principles: … 4. All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state, or in any other manner inconsistent with the purposes of the United Nations. … Abiew FK, The Evolution of the Doctrine and Practice of Humanitarian Intervention (Kluwer 1999). Amerasinghe CF, ‘The Conundrum of Recourse to Force—to Protect Persons’ (2006) 3 Intl...