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PEOPLES’ TRIBUNALS, INTERNATIONAL LAW AND THE USE OF FORCE#

@article{Byrnes2013PEOPLESTI,
  title={PEOPLES’ TRIBUNALS, INTERNATIONAL LAW AND THE USE OF FORCE\#},
  author={Andrew Byrnes and Gabrielle Anne Simm},
  journal={Social Science Research Network},
  year={2013}
}
Decisions by a state to use force against another state are among the most important challenges to the international legal order. Few cases involving challenges to the lawfulness of the use of force have come before international judicial or quasi-judicial tribunals. At the same time many cases of the use of force have been taken up by international peoples' tribunals or citizens' tribunals, whose proponents often justify such exercises as responding to the institutional gap in state-sponsored… 
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