Humanitarian law: the controversial historical construction of a universal moral

Humanitarian law was conceived by legal and moral normativism founded on universal principles. Despite its undeniable universal moral content, its formulations and application methods are however the result of historical conflicts. This article aims to analyze how the universality of humanitarian la...

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Main Author: Soraya Nour Sckell
Format: Article
Published: Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa 2012-01-01
Online Access:,-n-º1-spring-2012/articles/161-humanitarian-law-the-controversial-historical-construction-of-a-universal-moral