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occupied territory

Territory under the authority and effective control of a belligerent armed force. The term is not applicable to territory being administered pursuant to peace terms, treaty, or other agreement, express or implied, with the civil authority of the territory. See also civil affairs agreement.
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He said that on one hand, Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and the puppet Chief Minister of the occupied territory, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, talked non-stop about empowering youth of Kashmir, but on the other, trigger-happy Indian troops missed no opportunity in spilling the innocent blood of Kashmiri youth.
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).
This can be assessed from the fact that millions of refugees from the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir have also settled in the AJK since 1947, escaping Indian brutalities and human rights violations in the occupied territory.
8(2)(b)(viii) of the Court's Statute, which prohibits an occupying power from directly or indirectly transferring its civilians into the occupied territory.
According to the Minister, the Government has also ordered the procedure of registration of property rights to immovable property located on the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea and Sevastopol, by adopting a Resolution on State registration of rights to immovable property located in the temporarily occupied territory .
The penal laws of the occupied territory shall remain in force, with the exception that they may be repealed or suspended by the Occupying Power in cases where they constitute a threat to its security or an obstacle to the application of the present Convention.
Al-Haq said that, The illegal Israeli settlement policy of transferring Israeli civilians into occupied territory is directly responsible for creating a hostile environment that puts civilians, both Israeli and Palestinian, in harm's way.
The All Parties Hurriyet Conference at a meeting presided over by its Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, in Srinagar, today, deplored the apathy of India and its puppet authorities towards the miseries of the flood victims of the occupied territory.
Barbat Amon, Jordanian Government Spokesman said that the Jordanian government "rejects Australia's decision to no longer recognize east Jerusalem as occupied territory.
He maintained that these leaders were responsible for the invoking of black laws in the occupied territory.
The Fourth Geneva Convention, to which Israel is a signatory, specifically states that an Occupying Power is not entitled to settle its own citizens in the Occupied Territory, regardless whether it is on private land or on state land.
In general, the international law of belligerent occupation, as reflected in the Hague Regulations, requires states occupying territory as a result of war to abide by the core principle that an occupant may administer the territory that it occupies in a manner that fulfills the needs of the occupying force, acquiring de facto but not sovereign authority over the occupied territory while respecting the interests of the occupied inhabitants.