Laws of War 1907 Art 55, Montevideo Convention 1934 Art 11, UN Charter 1945 Chapt XI Art 73 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 09.02.13 | 08:25 (IST)

    Laws of War 1907 Art. 55. “The occupying State shall be regarded only as administrator and usufructuary of public buildings, real estate, forests, and agricultural estates belonging to the hostile State, and situated in the occupied country. It must safeguard the capital of these properties, and administer them in accordance with the rules of usufruct.” Montevideo Convention 1934 Art 11 : The contracting states definitely establish as the rule of their conduct the precise obligation not to recognize territorial acquisitions or special advantages which have been obtained by force whether this consists in the employment of arms, in threatening diplomatic representations, or in any other effective coercive measure. UN Charter 1945 Art 73 Members of the United Nations which have or assume responsibilities for the administration of territories whose peoples have not yet attained a full measure of self-government recognize the principle that the interests of the inhabitants of these territories are paramount, and accept as a sacred trust the obligation to promote to the utmost, within the system of international peace and security established by the present Charter, the well-being of the inhabitants of these territories

    from the article: By ignoring international law, Israel is only hurting itself
    First published 11:12 08.02.13 | Last updated 11:12 08.02.13
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