Contemporary views on the lawfulness of naval blockades

  title={Contemporary views on the lawfulness of naval blockades},
  author={Marian Fink},
  journal={Aegean Review of the Law of the Sea and Maritime Law},
  • Marian Fink
  • Published 7 September 2011
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Aegean Review of the Law of the Sea and Maritime Law
The traditional law of blockade has several technical requirements that if not met renders a blockade unlawful. These traditional requirements balance the interests of the belligerent and neutrals. A more contemporary view on the law of blockade, however, emphasizes that blockades are also subject to the restrictions and general obligations imposed by treaties and general principles of humanitarian law. Crucially, whether or not the consequences of a breach of humanitarian principles or… Expand
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