The Responsibility to Protect in the Asia-Pacific Region

  title={The Responsibility to Protect in the Asia-Pacific Region},
  author={Alex J. Bellamy and Sara E. Davies},
  journal={Security Dialogue},
  pages={547 - 574}
In 2005, governments around the world unanimously agreed to the principle of the responsibility to protect (R2P), which holds that all states have a responsibility to protect their populations from genocide and mass atrocities, that the international community should assist them to fulfil this duty, and that the international community should take timely and decisive measures to protect populations from such crimes when their host state fails to do so. Progressing R2P from words to deeds… 

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