Problem

Denial of right of self determination


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Denial of right for a people to be self-determining
Incidence:
Among the most well known examples of denial of the right to national self-determination include: 25 million Kurds distributed among Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria; the Palestinian people; Black South Africans; 150,000 Navajo living in the Big Mountain area of Arizona; Guatemala's Indians who make up nearly 60% of the population; Chile's 1 million Mapuche; the tribespeople of the Chittagong Hills in south-eastern Bangladesh; some 800,000 Melanesians of West Papua; 200,000 Aborigines of Australia; and some 15,000 Dene of Canada's Northwest Territories.
Broader Problems:
Denial of rights
Related Problems:
Stateless nations
Problem Type:
C: Cross-sectoral problems
Date of last update
11.05.2000 – 00:00 CEST