Human rights abuse is a significant problem in Southeast Asia. The end of the Cold War has led to trends toward greater use of international interventionary force for humanitarian objectives. This Comment proposes that rather than defining or re-interpreting international law to allow military intervention for humanitarian purposes, a Southeast Asian regional human rights regime should be formed, involving greater development and acceptance of non-military forms of intervention.
Humanitarian Intervention in Southeast Asia in the Post-Cold War World: Dilemmas in the Definition and Design of International Law,
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