military occupation

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military occupation

A condition in which territory is under the effective control of a foreign armed force. See also occupied territory; phases of military government.
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House destruction have long been an ugly staple of Israel's belligerent occupation, but there were grounds for extra alarm on this occasion.
Israel continues to violate international law in the occupied Golan, including The Hague Regulations and Geneva Conventions, which regulate belligerent occupation.
These developments demonstrate that India is winning the war of narratives over Kashmir: in other words, while India continues to brutally and violently suppress the Kashmiri people's rights to life and self-determination through a belligerent occupation, it has nonetheless been increasingly successful in projecting the indigenous self-determination movement in IHK as an extremist and terroristic phenomenon.
Palestinian official Saeb Erekat says the UN should "guarantee the safety and protection of the people of Palestine" until "the end of Israel's belligerent occupation."
Investigating Civilian Casualties in Time of Armed Conflict and Belligerent Occupation: Manoeuvring Between Legal Regimes and Paradigms for the Use of Force
If the law of belligerent occupation overlaps with the right to self-determination, and if the struggle for self-determination is being waged nonviolently, then Israel's purported right to use armed force to maintain order is manifestly ill-founded.
He added that these include the use of force to actually separate Nagorno-Karabakh and other regions of Azerbaijan occupied by Armenia in violation of the Charter of the United Nations as a consequence, violation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan ethnic cleansing in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, including establishment of settlements and displacement of the population, leading to a change in the demographic composition of these territories flagrant violation of the law of belligerent occupation exploitation of natural resources in the occupied territories disregarding the priority of the interests of the population (before the ethnic cleansing of the region) change in the cultural heritage of the region.
We are all familiar with War, Aggression and Self-Defense, his books on international armed conflicts, non-international armed conflicts, and on belligerent occupation. In the IDF Military Advocate General's Corps, there is a waiting list for these books, and my own personal copies are kept in the same safe as my top-secret documents to stop my officers from trying to nick them.
The military commander is not at liberty to pursue, in the area held by him in belligerent occupation, every activity which is primarily motivated by security considerations.
All foreign embassies are currently in Tel Aviv in recognition of Jerusalem's special international status as determined by the United Nations and the fact that the eastern half of the city is formally recognized as being under foreign belligerent occupation.
What has become clear since October is that the new generation in Palestine is ready to effect a paradigm shift, and that the current situation of a quisling leadership and a belligerent occupation is simply unsustainable.
He added, "The Israeli prolonged belligerent occupation, colonization, and transfer of 650,000 Israeli citizens into the occupied State of Palestine is part of a comprehensive system of continued oppression and subjugation perpetuated by the international community."