ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Syed Ali Akhtar

Do Sanctions Violate International Law?

The use of force is prohibited under Article 2(4) of the United Nations Charter but there is no general prohibition on coercive economic sanctions under international law. However, sanctions do, in certain circumstances, violate international law and attract international responsibility.