volunteers from Loyalist Spain. In its Resolution the Council carefully stated that it "does not assume any responsibility either for the method of withdrawal or for the destination given to the persons withdrawn." Rather than appointing the members of the Commission directly, the Council authorized the representatives of Great Britain, France and Iran to select the Commission and be responsible for its dispatch to Spain.61
The membership of the Commission was composed of General Jalander of Finland, Lieutenant Colonel Homo of France, and Colonel Molesworth of Great Britain, and was supported by a technical and clerical staff of 19.62 The Commission assembled on the Spanish frontier on October 14, and proceeded shortly to Barcelona where it commenced overseeing the demobilization and departure of foreign volunteers via Perpignan.63
In conclusion it may be said that the League was called upon for eight purposes: (1) To be a medium for the circulation of documents and the broadcasting of grievances; (2) To consider and to condemn foreign intervention in the internal affairs of member states; (3) To facilitate agreement upon the right of asylum in embassies and legations, and the right of removing persons given such asylum to places of safety out of the country disturbed; (4) To condemn war practices not in accord with international law or humanitarian rights; (5) To procure security for merchant shipping in the Mediterranean; (6) To prevent a rupture of international peace; (7) To oversee and report upon the withdrawal of foreigners from Loyalist Spain; (8) To report on aerial bombardment of open towns and cities, and of civilian populations.
In contrast, it may be observed that the League was not called upon (1) to intervene in Spain proper for the humanization or termi-____________________