AN EVALUATION OF MOROCCO'S CLAIMS TO SPAIN'S REMAINING TERRITORIES IN AFRICA

@article{Trinidad2012ANEO,
  title={AN EVALUATION OF MOROCCO'S CLAIMS TO SPAIN'S REMAINING TERRITORIES IN AFRICA},
  author={Jamie Trinidad},
  journal={International and Comparative Law Quarterly},
  year={2012},
  volume={61},
  pages={961 - 975}
}
  • Jamie Trinidad
  • Published 1 October 2012
  • Political Science
  • International and Comparative Law Quarterly
Abstract Ceuta, Melilla, Vélez de la Gomera, Alhucemas and the Chafarinas Islands are Spanish territories that lie along Morocco's northern coastline. Morocco has claimed the territories since its independence in 1956. The sovereignty of a further territory, the islet of Perejil, remains unresolved after a military confrontation between Morocco and Spain in 2002. The author examines the arguments in the ongoing sovereignty dispute. Morocco's claim to Ceuta and Melilla is found to be weak… 

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