self-determination

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Synonyms for self-determination

the capacity to manage one's own affairs, make one's own judgments, and provide for oneself

Synonyms for self-determination

government of a political unit by its own people

determination of one's own fate or course of action without compulsion

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Certainly, the right of self-determination may be applied in such a manner that does not necessarily manifest itself in the form of an independent state, but rather of an autonomous area, such as Catalonia in Spain and Quebec in Canada.
It is therefore expedient to recognize the right of Sudanese citizens, especially those in the marginal areas and war zones, to exercise the right of self-determination as an internationally-recognized right to establish peace and unity in the country.
Then why are both issues, charter reform and the right of self-determination, coming to the surface at the same time - and how do they relate to one another?
Nevertheless, despite the passing and practices of Resolution 1514 in 1960 until the 1967 Six Day War, the right of self-determination for the Palestinians remained a moot point.
Introducing the draft, Pakistani delegate Diyar Khan highlighted the importance of the right of self-determination that enjoys primacy in international law as well as is the cornerstone of the UN Charter and two international Covenants.
It is a human problem, relating to the right of self-determination of 16 million Kashmiris, enshrined in the U.
The council should work with them to reach common ground that preserves the voters' right of self-determination in an orderly way.
The Chairman Kashmir Committee said that besides the United Nations, other international bodies, such as the Non-Aligned Movement and others have also accepted the right of self-determination as the fundamental right of the nations.
Keeping his campaign promise, Assemblyman Tom McClintock, R-Granada Hills, submitted a bill Tuesday that would restore the right of self-determination to Los Angeles neighborhoods in any secession drive and strip the Los Angeles City Council of its veto power over local secession movements.
LAHORE -- Chairman, All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that the people of Kashmir will keep struggling for their right of self-determination till they achieve their goal.
Keeping his campaign promise to introduce a ``Paula Boland II'' bill, Assemblyman Tom McClintock, R-Granada Hills, submitted a bill Tuesday that would restore the right of self-determination to Los Angeles neighborhoods in any secession drive.
Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement hailed President's reiteration of Pakistan's commitment to the universally recognised right, the right of self-determination for the Kashmiris, as a nation.
He said that Pakistan have supported the struggle of Kashmiris for their right of self-determination for the last six decades.
I would like to continue the secession from Los Angeles - both for the Valley and the school district - and allow the San Fernando Valley the unfettered right of self-determination,'' McClintock said.
The Speaker said that it is an important diplomatic success and hope that it will give a new strength to straggle of right of self-determination of Kashmiri people.