Author profile: Gehan Gunatilleke

Gehan Gunatilleke is a human rights lawyer based in Sri Lanka, and is the Research Director of Verité Research. He teaches post-graduate courses in human rights and democratisation at the University of Colombo. He is also the author of ‘Confronting the Complexity of Loss: Perspectives on Truth, Memory and Justice in Sri Lanka’ (2016) and ‘The Chronic and the Acute: Post-War Religious Violence in Sri Lanka’ (2015). Gehan is currently a Commonwealth scholar at New College, University of Oxford. He wishes to thank Professor David Petrasek for useful comments on an earlier version of this article.

R2P and the Normative Accountability of the UN Security Council

Gehan Gunatilleke • Sep 9 2016 • Articles
The legality of a particular military intervention depends on whether the UNSC sanctions it. Yet, no normative framework governs the UNSC decision-making in this regard.

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