The Ethical Impact On Civil Disobedience

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4.5 War and Civil Disobedience Paper The ethical impact on civil disobedience can be familiar and justified well acknowledged refusal to obey, change, demand, the common laws that are ordered of a government, or of an occupying worldwide power. It is also a disobedience that is a representational or formalized violation of the law, rather than a denial of the system. Through evaluating the ethical issues involved in war and civil disobedience their concepts often are faced with governmental issues. These two issues are somewhat closely related, yet they are not the same. From what I get from this is that civil disobedience is an expression of someone 's viewpoints willing to break a law because they consider it unjust and hope to…show more content…
This led to a full-scale revolt and civil war in Libya, a large North African country which was run by Colonel Gaddafi. The UN Security Council passed a resolution to freeze Gaddafi 's assets later that same month. Gaddafi 'sson warned that if protests continued there would be 'rivers of blood '. Gaddafi had reportedly armed militiamen to kill protestors. The UN Human Rights Council condemned Gaddafi 's actions and expelled Libya outright. The UN Security Council passed a further resolution in March (with a 10-0 vote and five abstentions) to allow member states to establish a no-fly zone over Libya to prevent Gaddafi bombing his own cities. The resolution allowed member states to use "all necessary measures" to prevent civilians being killed. Gaddafi declared a cease-fire, but did not keep to it. France was the first country to attack Libya, destroying 5 of Gaddafi 's tanks on 19 March 2011. America and the UK launched attacks on 20 integrated air defense systems using over 100 Tomahawk cruise missiles. In June 2011, the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for Gaddafi for planning and implementing "a policy of widespread and systematic attacks against civilians and demonstrators and dissidents". In October 2011, Gaddafi 's convoy was hit by NATO forces. There is some controversy about what happened next - Gaddafi was beaten by NTC soldiers (the National Transitional Council set up by rebels and
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