Can Violence Be Justified Under Human Rights?

Jori
7 min readJan 5, 2022

Violence, in theory, should be a violation of human rights, but when is it justified under said rights? Time and time again the world sees their rights being violated and fought for, sometimes with the use of violence or violent behaviours. The question is, when are these violent behaviours justified in the search and quest for human rights around the world. These types of questions beg the answer of defining violence, before we can make the arguments to answer the big question. This paper will do just that and discuss when, if and how violence can be justified under human…

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