“Case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear. (Cambodia v. Thailand), Merits,. Judgment of June I.C. J. Reports , p. 6.” Le présent arrêt doit être. Preah Vihear Temple is an ancient Hindu temple built during the period of the Khmer Empire, In the ICJ ruled that only the temple building belonged to Cambodia, while the direct way to access the temple is from Thailand. As previewed in my post of 29 October, the International Court of Justice yesterday handed down a unanimous decision in relation to the Preah.

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This finds its justification in the application of the concepts of recognition or acquiescence. In determining the meaning and scope of the operative clause of the original Judgment, the Court first pointed out that, in accordance with its practice, it would have regard to the reasoning of that Judgment to the extent that it sheds light on the proper interpretation of the operative clause.

Orders | Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand) | International Court of Justice

Order of 26 May Fixing of time-limits: In January, the Vietnamese reportedly attacked Khmer Rouge troops holed up in the temple, but there were no reports of damage to it.

Declarations recognizing the jurisdiction of the Court as compulsory. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Preah Vihear is unusual among Khmer temples in being constructed ifj a long north-south axis, rather than having the conventional rectangular plan with orientation toward viheqr east. If the Siamese authorities accepted the Annex I map without investigation, they could not now plead any error vitiating the reality of their consent.

An American Embassy official stood beneath a tree along a dirt road leading to the temple, counted the buses, and estimated that about 42, Cambodians were taken to Preah Vihear. Thailand – The Court authorizes the Parties to furnish further written explanations Available in: However, the resulting topographic map, which was sent to Siamese authorities and used in the ICJ ruling, showed the line deviating slightly from the watershed without explanation vihexr the Preah Vihear area, placing all of the temple on the Cambodian side.


The gopuras also block a visitor’s view of the next part of the temple until they pass through the gateway, making it impossible to see the complex as a whole from any one point. Suwit said that Thailand took the decision because the Convention agreed to put Cambodia’s proposed management plan for the Preah Vihear temple on its agenda.

Moreover, in the course of the negotiations for the and Franco-Siamese Treaties, which confirmed the existing frontiers, and in in Washington before the Franco-Siamese Conciliation Commission, Thailand was silent.

The court said this order would not prejudice any final ruling on where the border in the area between Thailand and Cambodia should fall.

See also Temple of Preah Vihear Cambodia v. One international law professor has urged that practicality calls for laying aside exclusive sovereignty in favor of an “international peace park.

In JanuaryCambodia formally took possession of the site in a ceremony attended by around 1, people, many vihead whom had made icu arduous climb up the cliff from the Cambodian side. To the west and north-west, the land drops in a slope, less steep than the escarpment but nonetheless pronounced, into the valley which separates Preah Vihear from the neighbouring hill of Phnom Trap, a valley which itself drops away in the south to the Cambodian plain. States entitled to appear before the Court.

They used the bodies as stepping stones to cross the three miles of mined land to reach the Vietnamese soldiers, occupiers of Cambodia, on the other side.

Preah Vihear Temple

A military clash occurred in October From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The conflict between Cambodia and Thailand over land adjoining the site has led to periodic outbreaks of violence.


Views Read Edit View history. Cambodia complained that Thailand had occupied a piece of its territory surrounding the ruins of the Temple of Preah Vihear, a place of pilgrimage and worship for Cambodians, and asked the Court to declare that territorial sovereignty over the Temple belonged to it and that Thailand was under an obligation to withdraw the armed detachment stationed there since In the ICJ ruled that only the temple building belonged to Cambodiawhile the direct way to access the temple is from Thailand.

As the people climbed down, the soldiers threw big rocks over the cliff.

Retrieved 18 July This article needs additional iccj for verification. Whether the Mixed Commission did or did not delimit the Dangrek, the truth, in my opinion, is that the frontier line on that mountain range is today the line of the watershed. In modern times, Prasat Preah Vihear was rediscovered by the outside world and became subject of vihrar emotional dispute between Thailand and the newly independent Cambodia.

Angkorian sites in Cambodia. An inscription found at the temple provides a detailed account of Suryavarman II studying sacred rituals, celebrating religious festivals and making gifts, including white parasolsgolden bowls and elephantsto viihear spiritual advisor, the aged Brahmin Divakarapandita.

The Court then examined the relationship between the second operative paragraph and the rest of the operative part. Thailand and also asks for the urgent indication of provisional measures Available in: The Indianized States of Southeast Asia. July Learn how and when to remove this template message.

States not parties to the Statute to which the Court may be open.