It is inadmissible to acquire territory by war/force, regardless of who started and/or who wins a war, no matter which UN Member State is in control of territory outside it’s own sovereignty. Laws of War 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.” Laws and Customs of War on Land (Hague II) Annex to the Convention -REGULATIONS RESPECTING THE LAWS AND CUSTOMS OF WAR ON LAND - REGULATIONS RESPECTING THE LAWS AND CUSTOMS OF WAR ON LAND: Articles 46 & 56. (http://avalon.law.yale.edu/19th_century/hague02.asp) Fourth Geneva Convention, Article 49. (per International Committee of the Red Cross) http://www.icrc.org/eng/resources/documents/faq/occupation-faq-051010.htm This is the basis of the Geneva Conventions, all civilians and belligerents (who comply with the Laws of War) are protected persons who might not have voted for or even been able to vote for the regime in power when war was waged.
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