Introduction The concept of humanitarian intervention is slowly evolving into the ‘responsibility to protect’ (R2P) doctrine. Reaffirmed by Security Council Resolution 1894 and UN General Assembly Resolution 60/1, R2P shifts the primary obligation of monitoring and upholding human rights from the international community as a whole to the individual states. Should they fail, the international… More Selective Humanitarian Intervention in the Arab Spring is Corrosive to the Universality of Human Rights
Introduction This article will examine the moral dilemma surrounding the use of torture, and particularly, whether torture is ever justified in the face of a resounding threat to national security. This is a morally questionable task to take on; Slavoj Zizek has argued that “essays … [that] simply introduce it as a legitimate topic of… More Should the prohibition against torture ‘give way’ in the present atmosphere of adjusting the balance between liberty and security?
1.Introduction Both the United Kingdom and Japan have had a constitutional monarchy for a long period of history. The monarch acts as the “head of state”, and many royal prerogatives have been removed by Parliament and the cabinet under each country’s constitution in recent years. However, the monarchs of both countries still have an important… More Comparison of the Status of the Monarch’s Speech in Parliament between the UK and Japan