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The Protection of the Right to Property in Occupied Territories

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The right to property was accorded the status of a human right as a result of its incorporation in international human rights instruments in the second part of the twentieth century. In the Charter of the International Military Tribunal for the trial of war criminals of 1945, ?plunder of public or private property? is expressly included in the group of war crimes punishable by the Court (Article 6). In parallel a body of international law instruments on human rights has been adopted and is applicable in the territories in respect of which the Contracting Parties exercise jurisdiction. The European Convention on Human Rights has in fact been applied in specific cases concerning interference with property belonging to individuals in occupied territories.

Keywords: Contracting Parties; European Convention on Human Rights; human rights; international law; International Military Tribunal; jurisdiction; occupied territories; right to property

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