A Sprig of Parsley That Leaves a Bitter Taste - Comments on the Spanish-Moroccan Dispute about Perejil/Leila
German Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 45, pp. 268-290, 2002
25 Pages Posted: 7 Jun 2009
Date Written: June 2, 2009
This article examines the legal framework of the 2002 Spanish-Moroccan dispute about Leila/Perejil, a small island off the Moroccan coast. It applies basic concepts of the law of territory, such as prescription, conquest etc., and proposes a solution based on international legal principles.
Keywords: territory, dispute, title to territory, colonial enclaves, prescription, conquest, occupation
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