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The Prohibition of Propaganda for War in International Law

Michael G. Kearney


Drawing on primary materials from the League of Nations to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, this book makes the case for the revitalization of a provision of international law which can be fundamental to the prevention of war. Given the distinct lack of analysis or dialogue around the prohibition of propaganda for war in international law — as set forth in Article 20(1) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights — the book maps out the historical development of the prohibition, drawing significantly on the travaux préparatoires to the Covenant. It then pro ... More

Keywords: propaganda, international law, incitement, armed conflict, human rights, criminal, international criminal court, Nuremberg, reservations, freedom of expression

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199232451
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232451.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael G. Kearney, author
RCUK Fellow in Law and Human Rights, University of York