Egypt Institute Journal (Vol. 5 – Issue 18) / studies
Exceptions to Prohibition of Use of Force in UN Charter
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This study addresses the principle of prohibiting the use of force in the UN Charter and reviews the only three exceptions to this principle: the first about the states’ right to self-defense, whether individually or collectively as an exception to the legal rule (prohibiting the use of force in international relations) according to provisions of Article 51; the second about the mechanism of the collective security system in accordance with Chapter VII of the UN Charter, and the third about the right of peoples to self-determination and resistance of foreign occupation by all means.