“Case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear. (Cambodia v. Thailand), Merits,. Judgment of June I.C. J. Reports , p. 6.” Le présent arrêt doit être. Preah Vihear Temple is an ancient Hindu temple built during the period of the Khmer Empire, In the ICJ ruled that only the temple building belonged to Cambodia, while the direct way to access the temple is from Thailand. As previewed in my post of 29 October, the International Court of Justice yesterday handed down a unanimous decision in relation to the Preah.

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Preah Vihear Temple

In the context of these obligations, the Court emphasized the importance of ensuring access to the Temple from the Cambodian plain. Temple of Preah Vihear”.

In modern times, Prasat Preah Vihear was rediscovered by the outside world and became subject of an emotional dispute between Thailand and the newly independent Cambodia. As a key edifice of the empire’s spiritual life, it was supported and modified by successive kings and so bears elements of several architectural styles.

Thailand – Opening of the public admission and media accreditation procedure Available in: On 28 Aprilthe Kingdom of Cambodia submitted to the Court, by an Application filed in the Registry, a Request for interpretation of the Judgment rendered by the Court on 15 June in the case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear Cambodia v.

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Thailand – The Court authorizes the Parties to furnish further written explanations Available in: Thailand – Request for the indication of provisional measures – The Court to deliver its Order on Monday 18 July at 10 a. Full-scale war began again in Cambodia in December when the Vietnamese army invaded to overthrow the Khmer Rouge. The refugees followed a narrow path, the safe route indicated by the bodies of those who had set off land mines.

States not members of the United Nations parties to the Statute. Diplomatic relations were severed, and threats of force were voiced by both governments.

Prior to the listing, Cambodia considered Preah Vihear to be part of a Protected Landscape IUCN category Vdefined as ” Nationally significant natural and semi-natural landscapes which must be maintained to provide opportunities for recreation. The Cambodian government has claimed that damage occurred to the temple. While elephant hunting in the vicinity of Preah Vihear was touched upon in the International Court of Justice proceedings, the World Heritage plans overlook local culture and species protection to facilitate national revenues from tourism.


This page was last edited on 9 Septemberat Preah Vihear is unusual among Khmer temples in being constructed along a long north-south axis, rather than having the conventional rectangular plan with orientation toward the east.

Civil war began in Cambodia in ; the temple’s location high atop a cliff served to make it readily defensible militarily.

In this respect, the Court recalls that under Article 6 of the World Heritage Convention, to which both States preahh parties, Cambodia and Thailand must co-operate between themselves and with the international community in the protection of the site as a world heritage.

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Viehar could be given back to nature and the indigenous peoples, to be managed cooperatively between the two governments in equal partnership with local communities, as a transborder Protected Landscape-Anthropological Reserve IUCN category V and old category VII.

Retrieved February 7, Thailand – Conclusion of the public hearings on Cambodia’s Request for the indication of provisional measures Available in: The Court found that Thailand had indeed accepted the map and concluded that the Temple was situated on Cambodian territory.

In its Judgment peeah the merits, rendered on 15 Junethe Court noted that a Franco-Siamese Treaty of provided that, in the area under consideration, the frontier was to follow the watershed line, and that a map based on the work of a Mixed Delimitation Commission showed the Temple on the Cambodian side of the boundary. Charter and a judgment from the International Court of Justice”, the letter claims. The two nations agreed that Cambodia should propose the site for formal inscription on the World Heritage List at the 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee in with the active support of Thailand.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees later estimated that as many as 3, Cambodians had died in the push-back and another 7, were unaccounted for.

English French volume I English French. Original Language Translation bilingual version Translation. Thailand – Request for the indication of provisional measures – The Court to hold public hearings on Monday 30 and Tuesday 31 May Available in: Accordingly, the Court considered that the promontory of Preah Vihear ends at the foot of the hill of Phnom Trap, that is to say, where the ground begins to rise from the valley.


Preah Vihear Temple Preah Vihear temple. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. It considered that the territorial scope of the three operative paragraphs is the same: On July 8,the World Heritage Committee decided to add Prasat Preah Vihear, along with 26 other viheaf, to the World Heritage Site list, despite several protests from Thailand, since the map implied Cambodian ownership of disputed land next to the temple.

However, the resulting topographic map, which was sent to Siamese authorities and used in the ICJ ruling, showed the line deviating slightly from the watershed without explanation in the Preah Vihear area, placing all of the temple on the Cambodian side. The temple gives its name to Cambodia’s Preah Vihear province, in which it is now located, as well as the Khao Phra Wihan National Park which borders it in Thailand’s Sisaket province and through which the temple is most easily accessible.

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