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Author: Peter Hilpold

* This contribution is part of a broader study that will be published in P. Hilpold (ed.), Autonomy and Self-Determination (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2017). 1 On the Past and Presence Relevance of the Discussion on Self-determination The 20 th century can be qualified as the century of

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights
Author: Mauro Barelli

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI: 10.1163/187197311X599450 International Community Law Review 13 (2011) 413–436 I NTERNATIONAL C OMMUNITY L AW R EVIEW Shaping Indigenous Self-Determination: Promising or Unsatisfactory Solutions? Mauro Barelli * Lecturer, The City Law

In: International Community Law Review
Author: David Scott

basic constituents and entitlements of sovereign statehood assumed a mere half-century ago by decolonization movements and newly independent states—the right of self-determination of peoples, for example—seem scarcely plausible any more; seem, in fact, already anachronistic —quaint. To be sure, there

In: Middle East Law and Governance
Author: Paul Weismann

was lawfully completed when it became independent in 1968 26 –, the Court deems necessary to determine the international law applicable in the relevant period from 1965 to 1968, while at the same time announcing that it will also consider the evolution of the law on self-determination since the

In: International Community Law Review
Author: Tierney

International Journal on Minority and Group Rights 6: 197-233, 1999. © 1999 Kluwer Law International. Printed in the Netherlands . 197 Alter 1989. 1 In a State of Flux: Self-Determination and the Collapse of Yugoslavia STEPHEN TIERNEY Lecturer in Law, Brunel University Abstract . This article

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

to run for election. So understood, the right to participate in politics contributes to individual self-determination. Absent this right, citizens cannot be described as fully self-determining. Yet as more and more people cross borders, the number of people who reside on a particular territory, but

In: Comparative Sociology

’s rights focused primarily on young people’s dependent status ( Alaimo, 2002 ) and their nurturance or protection rights. However, over the past four decades, there has been a growing interest in children’s rights to self-determination or participation ( Hart, 1991; Roche, 1999; Freeman, 2007; Smith, 2007

In: The International Journal of Children's Rights
In Historical Title, Self-Determination and the Kashmir Question Fozia Nazir Lone offers a critical re-examination of the Kashmir question. Through an interdisciplinary approach and international law perspective, she analyses political practices and the substantive international law on the restoration of historical title and self-determination. The book analytically examines whether Kashmir was a State at any point in history; the effect of the 1947 occupation by India/Pakistan; the international law implications of the constitutional incorporation of this territory and the ongoing human rights violations; whether Kashmiris are entitled to restore their historical title through the exercise of self-determination; and whether the Kashmir question could be resolved with the formation of international strategic alliance to curb danger of spreading terrorism in Kashmir.

1 Introduction: Charting the Field This article seeks to address the impact of claims made by certain ethno-cultural minority groups on the triangular nexus among the right to self-determination, the wider human rights framework, and the ‘nation-state’, within the international legal system

In: International Community Law Review

1 Introduction The right to self-determination of peoples is one of the most fundamental human rights, yet also one of the most contested. The right of peoples to “freely pursue their economic, social and cultural development” 1 has been at the centre of efforts relating to nation building

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights