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It’s a dilemma the international community has confronted for decades: whether to take action when a country violates the human rights of its citizens. In 2005, a decade after the genocide of Rwanda and ethnic cleansing in Balkans, the United Nations’ General Assembly adopted a doctrine called “Responsibility to Protect.” We speak with one of the original architects of that doctrine, and examine how it applies to current crises in places like Darfur and Myanmar/Burma.
- Gareth Evans President, International Crisis Group; Foreign Minister, Commonwealth of Australia (1988-1996); author, "The Responsibility to Protect: Ending Mass Atrocity Crimes Once and For All" (Brookings)
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