Suarezralphjuliousl villamor public international law

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Unformatted text preview: that States now guarantee indigenous peoples their own police and internal security force, nor is there an acknowledgement of the right of indigenous peoples to the aerial domain and atmospheric space. But what it upholds is the right of indigenous peoples to the lands, territories and resources, which they have traditionally owned, occupied or otherwise used or acquired. (Province of North Cotabato v. The Government of the Republic of the Philippines, G.R. No. 183591, Oct. 14, 2008) Q: In 1947, the United Nations made the border between Israel and Palestine known as the Green Line. Following the Palestinian Arab violence in 2002, Israel began the construction of the barrier that would separate West Bank from Israel. Palestinians insisted that the fence is an “Apartheid fence” designed to de facto annex the West Bank of Israel. The case was submitted to the ICJ for an advisory opinion by the General Assembly of the United Nations under resolution ES‐10/14. Does Israel undermine the right of self‐determination of the people of Palestine? A: Construction of the wall severely impedes the exercise by the Palestinian people of its right to self‐determination. The existence of a “Palestinian people” is no longer in issue. Such existence has moreover been recognized by Israel in the exchange of letters. ACADEMICS CHAIR: LESTER JAY ALAN E. FLORES II U N I V E R S I T Y O F S A N T O T O M A S VICE CHAIRS FOR ACADEMICS: KAREN JOY G. SABUGO & JOHN HENRY C. MENDOZA Facultad de Derecho Civil VICE CHAIR FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE: JEANELLE C. LEE VICE CHAIRS FOR LAY‐OUT AND DESIGN: EARL LOUIE M. MASACAYAN & THEENA C. MARTINEZ 233 UST GOLDEN NOTES 2011 The Court considers that those rights include the right to self‐determination, as the General Assembly has moreover recognized on a number of occasions. The route chosen for the wall gives expression in loco to the illegal measures taken by Israel with regard to Jerusalem and the settlements. There is a...
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