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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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He said all endeavors of Pakistan were meant for right to self-determination to Kashmiri people who had been braving the worst atrocities at the hands of Indian occupation forces.
'Firdous Ashiq Awan said OIC's support to the people of occupied Kashmir for their right to self-determination is another defeat of tyrant and law violator India', she continued.
Sardar Mohammad Masood Khan and Raja Farooq Haider Khan said people of Jammu and Kashmir from both sides of Line of Control would follow the footprints of both veteran Kashmiri leaders to achieve their inalienable right to self-determination.
Buchanan argues that, for the sake of self-determination, it can make sense to intervene in the affairs of a state, and thus the right to self-determination is not as strong a barrier against intervention as one might have thought.
" hr PMs Message hr PM Imran Khan in his message said that the observance of the Kashmir Solidarity Day commemorates the strong and unflinching resolve of the Kashmiris to achieve the inalienable right to self-determination from Indian subjugation.
'Kashmiris have written a new history with their blood to achieve the goal of self-determination. There is no other example to match such a brave struggle of Kashmiris for the right to self-determination as they are rendering invaluable sacrifices for their rights and dealing with difficulties and hardships,' he said.
On this day in 1949, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) adopted a resolution, acknowledging the Kashmiris' right of self-determination, he added.
"The resolution reaffirms the inviolability of the right to self-determination for all peoples without exception, including, of course, the people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir and Palestine," Pakistan's Ambassador to the UN, Dr Maleeha Lodhi, who is currently in Islamabad.
She said the resolution was reaffirmation of the international community's continued support for the people's right to self-determination.
Talking to journalists, Ali Ameen said atrocities of Indian occupied forces were increasing day by day in the valley and added that despite all the bloodshed and carnage, India had failed to break the Kashmiris' resolve to self-determination.
Self-determination as a psychological construct has been traditionally defined from the special education field.