The Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v Thailand) Case
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paragraph 57E in volume 1, chapter 4, The Post-Adjudication Phase

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The judgment of the Court in the Temple case found that the Temple of Preah Vihear was situated in territory under the sovereignty of Cambodia and that Thailand was under an obligation to withdraw any military or police forces or other guards or keepers stationed by her at the Temple or in its vicinity on Cambodian territory. Thailand first rejected the judgment of the Court that found in favour of Cambodia, but eventually returne…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v Thailand) Case”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 17 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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