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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NAM is deeply concerned that Israel, the occupying power, refused again to cooperate with the Special Committee, preventing the Special Committee from holding consultations with relevant Israeli authorities or gaining access to the occupied territories to meet with victims within its mandate," Dehqani said, addressing the UN Special Political and Decolonization Committee in New York.
The center added that, International humanitarian law prohibits the occupying power to transfer citizens from its own territory to the occupied territory (Fourth Geneva Convention, article 49).
Violations committed on a daily basis by the occupying power are worsened by the inability and unwillingness of the Palestinian authorities in Ramallah and in Gaza to safeguard the rights of the Palestinians living under their jurisdiction.
Further, the criminal collective punishment by the occupying power (Israel) used against the Palestinian people and the Israeli settler-terrorism accompanied and protected by the Israeli army in various districts of Palestine, including the capital of the State of Palestine Occupied Jerusalem, which led to the martyrdom and wounding of hundreds of Palestinians in recent days.
Such crimes, he said, would not bring security and stability to Israel, the occupying power.
Israel, the occupying power, should be held fully responsible and accountable for the consequences of these mounting and systematic terrorist acts perpetrated by the extremist settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory.
Israel, as the occupying power, should be held fully responsible and accountable for the consequences this heinous crime," spokesman of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Badr Abdel Ati said, in a statement issued here on Friday.
They have no say at all in choosing the government of the occupying power that is in ultimate command of their fate.
Lahore -- Entire country was paying the price for rigging in election 2013, rulers occupying power for last 20 years not bothered about any problem in the country other than jangla bus and under-passes.
It is unfortunate that I have been denied the opportunity to engage directly with women survivors of violence, and that the exercise of my mandate has been hindered by the unwillingness of the Government of Israel, as the occupying power, to facilitate access to the occupied Palestinian territory", she said "My intention, as per practice during my country visits, was to support the Palestinian Authority to strengthen its capacity to protect and promote women's rights and to meet its international human rights obligations, she added The programme of the visit included meetings with Palestinian officials, law enforcement agents, representatives of civil society organisations and survivors of violence in different locations.
It is an option that we are seeking in order to seek justice for all the victims that have been killed by Israel, the occupying power.
land, water and energy resources, and demanded that Israel, the occupying Power, cease the exploitation, damage, cause of loss or depletion and endangerment of the natural resources in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and in the occupied Syrian Golan.