Legal Implications of the Entebbe Operation in International Law

  • Kholi Rakuzhuro
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  • Kholi Rakuzhuro

    Student at Symbiosis Law School Pune, India

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The UN Charter 1945 formation demands collective methods and institutions with the intend to eliminate use of ‘act of aggression’ both with and without the use of armed forces except in case of self-defense established under Article 51 of the UN Charter, the forcibility of use of self-defense only under circumstances of ‘necessity’ and with appropriate ‘proportionality’. Nevertheless, the exception of self-defense is highly ambiguous under the International Law till date. The detailed analysis of Entebbe incident along with its legal implications is undertaken in this paper. The requisites of use of armed force claiming the defense on ‘humanitarian ground’ and the principle of violation of ‘National Integrity’ are discussed in detail.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 4627 - 4632


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