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2. Statehood & Sovereignty | Korea
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2.1 Colonization and Decolonization

2.1.1 International Law Issues Arising out of Japan’s Ruling over Korea

Japan ruled and controlled Korea from 1910 to 1945. This historical fact caused many international law issues between Korea and Japan, some of which have still not been settled. Among others, the most critical and fundamental question is whether the Japanese ruling over Korea was based on the grounds of international law. Japan si…

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Lee, Seokwoo, Lee, Seryon, Yoo, Bada, Oh, Si-Jin and Baek, Buhm-Suk, “2. Statehood & Sovereignty | Korea”, in: Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online, General Editor: Seokwoo Lee. Consulted online on 09 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-8161_EPIL_COM_1042>
First published online: 2021
First print edition: 20210922

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