occupied territory


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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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The APDP appealed to the international community and world human rights watchdogs to impress upon India to end the phenomenon of enforced disappearances in the occupied territory.
The President emphasized that "today, the result of the negotiations is the willingness of many countries to participate in a peacekeeping mission in the occupied territory of the Donbas".
It stated that: The Court notes that Israel is first obliged to comply with the international obligations it has breached by the construction of the wall in the Occupied Territory.
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).
The penal laws of the occupied territory shall remain in force, with the exception that they may be repealed or suspended by the Occupying Power in cases where they constitute a threat to its security or an obstacle to the application of the present Convention.
The Ukrainian side has repeatedly emphasized the inadmissibility of any events in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine, including in the Crimea.
The resistance leaders have also called for peaceful demonstrations and rallies across the occupied territory after Friday prayers, today, over the killing spree unleashed by Indian troops across the occupied territory.
The resistance leaders had also called for peaceful demonstrations and rallies across the occupied territory after Friday prayers, today, over the killing spree unleashed by Indian troops across 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.
Current situation in occupied Kashmir was also discussed in the seminar and speakers expressed grave concerns over the grim situation in the occupied territory.
We urge Russia and Russia-supported militants to halt barefaced attempts to intimidate OSCE monitors, ensuring instead for the OSCE SMM secure and unhampered access to the whole temporarily occupied territory of the certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, including the section of the Ukrainian-Russian border not controlled by Ukraine.