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self-determination

the right of a nation or people to determine its own form of government without influence from outside
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The application of the right of self-determination in the case of Kosovo is a contentious example of that.
Is the right of self-determination protected by the State's constitutional and political processes?
So our on-going commitment to the right of self-determination is, in 1994, at odds with our commitment to social justice.
He further said that Pakistan would continue its support to Kashmiris morally untill they get their right of self-determination.
He urged India to give up its traditional stubborn attitude and give Kashmiris their right of self-determination in light of United Nations Security Councils (UNSC) resolutions at its earliest.
Shireen Mazari maintained that the Kashmir issue is the question of right to self-determination adding that International conventions guarantee the right of self-determination of Kashmiri people.
Mazari has said that the Kashmir issue is the question of the right to self-determination, adding that International conventions guarantee the right of self-determination of Kashmiri people.
"The World Conference on Human Rights considers the denial of right of self-determination as a violation of human
"The right of self-determination is something that concerns people living under occupation, but this is not the case for Kurdistan, which has a special status in Iraq," said Alia Nusayaf, an MP with the Sunni-backed Iraqiya bloc.
Summary: Head of SADR Government Omar Taleb denounced Friday in Madrid the Morocco's attempt to distort the very principle of international right of self-determination to "legitimize a fait accompli" in Western Sahara.
When negotiations resumed in July 1997 under the renamed IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development), Bashir felt constrained to sign IGADD's DOP since he had already conceded the right of self-determination in the Political Charter.
Thanking the OIC over its renewal of support for Kashmiris, she said that the OIC has again diverted world attention towards Kashmiris legal and democratic right of self-determination.