The Israel-Palestine Conflict in International Law: Territorial Issues

SOAS School of Law Research Paper No. 02-2010

Report for the U.S./Middle East Project and the Sir Joseph Hotung Programme for Law, Human Rights and Peace Building in the Middle East, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

140 Pages Posted: 7 Jun 2010

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Iain Scobbie

School of Law, University of Manchester; University of London - School of Law

Sarah Hibbin

University of London, School of Oriental & African Studies - School of Law

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

This paper addresses the question of what territory a future State of Palestine may lay claim to under contemporary international law. It also addresses the question of what is the legal basis for, and integrity of, Israel’s territorial claims. Further, should the Middle East Peace Process fail, the question arises whether Israel could lawfully retain the occupied territories under its control.

Suggested Citation

Scobbie, Iain and Hibbin, Sarah, The Israel-Palestine Conflict in International Law: Territorial Issues (2009). SOAS School of Law Research Paper No. 02-2010, Report for the U.S./Middle East Project and the Sir Joseph Hotung Programme for Law, Human Rights and Peace Building in the Middle East, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1621382 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1621382

Iain Scobbie (Contact Author)

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Sarah Hibbin

University of London, School of Oriental & African Studies - School of Law ( email )

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United Kingdom

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