Thursday, May 19, 2011
ICJ Announces Public Hearing in Case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand)
On Monday, May 30 and Tuesday, May 31, 2011, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) will hold public hearings in the Request for interpretation of the Judgment of 15 June 1962 in the Case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand) (Cambodia v. Thailand) - Request for the indication of provisional measures.
The Kingdom of Cambodia filed the Application requesting interpretation of the 1962 Judgment by the ICJ in the case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear on April 28 of this year. Cambodia asserts that the 1962 Judgment recognizes Cambodia's territorial sovereignty over the disputed region, including over the Temple itself, and obligates Thailand to withdraw any military or other personnel from the vicinity of the Temple on Cambodian territory. More information and the press release may be found here.