Committee
ICJ
Country
Italy

Author

Pierre Ferran
France

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/8099

In April 1999, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) filed an application to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concerning the use of force by the United States and NATO within its territory, by means of air strikes. The original request was an immediate order to cease the use of force and respect the jus cogens principle of non-intervention against a sovereign state. The United States justified the use of force by stating the need to protect the Albanian population of the region against severe human rights violations, including ‘mass killings’, executed by the FR...