In fact, Jerusalem is recognized by UN General Assembly Resolution 181 (1947) as "corpus separatum
," a separate entity.
The case rather, puts forward the question of Jerusalem's special status (corpus separatum
), established as such under Resolution 181 (II) of 29 Nov 1947.
It points out that, in accordance with the 1947 UN Plan for Palestine and numerous subsequent UN resolutions to the same effect, Jerusalem should be placed under an international regime as a "separate body" or "corpus separatum
." Instead, Israel illegally took control over Jerusalem by "use of force" and a series of legislative and administrative means "in an attempt to annex the city." Thus, the US had no right to open its embassy there.
181, which for the first time presented the concept of "Corpus Separatum
" that included Jerusalem and its surrounding towns and villages.
When Palestine was officially partitioned by the UN following the ending of the British mandate in 1948, Jerusalem was to be a corpus separatum
, and was supposed to remain under UN administration.
Mais de quelle paix parlerait donc Washington apres avoir fait fi, durant plus d'un demi-siecle, de toutes les resolutions onusiennes concernant la ville sainte, ignore toutes les mises en garde de la communaute internationale et deliberement tire un trait sur la pretendue neutralite americaine en annulant unilateralement le corpus separatum
par lequel, en 1947 et dans le cadre du plan de partage de la Palestine, l'O.N.U.
She said in a statement, AaAaAeAcAaAaAeA@1/4oeSuch a law severely changes the st of Jerusalem and creates an illegal and extrajudicial Israeli and Jewish exclusivity over all of Jerusalem-- a city whose status remains that of "corpus separatum
" under United Nations General Assembly Resolution 181 (II).AaAaAeAcAaAaAeA@1/4
To a question, he said Jerusalem had a special status called 'corpus separatum
' (separate body) under the UN General Assembly's Partition Plan for Palestine (Resolution 181, dated November 1947).
On 29th November 1947, it was decided by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that the city of Jerusalem shall be established as 'Corpus Separatum
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There was speculation at the time that the US would abandon its policy from 1948 that all of Jerusalem must be a "corpus separatum
"-- an international zone apart from Israel.