Is Secession Permitted Under the International Law?


Since evolution of human kind, people only seek for the best, and wants to achieve more and more. They seek for more liberty and more rights and always do everything what is in their hand, for their own wellbeing. Knowing fundamentally that they have been born free, and have the right to exercise that freedom, human kind cannot endure humiliation, abidance, or slavery. And as such people started to live in different forms of groups starting from the ancient world. The matriarchal system of ruling found people living in big groups, and through its development and change of system, people started to live in more organized form. Creation of kingdoms, monarchies, and lately, around 14 century, modern states, people wanted to be complete free, govern themselves, and have the right of representation. And as time passed, kingdoms disappeared, monarchs lost their power, but states started to become stronger and stronger by gaining more power, more ability to act, and more potential of surviving. They, states, build strong armies, create great economical channels, and also opened and maintained a lot of international relations with other states, or powers. Their political system changed from time to time, and as it happened people started to get upset, not satisfied, and more over they felt indented and started to react. Great powers created their colonies, other big states invaded other land, and some other states acquired proprietorship from different agreements and treaties. Such treaties include Ambassadors Conference of 1913 in London, where Albanian lands were divided in several portions and were given to neighboring countries, and Vienna Conference of 1919, after World War I.

However, people dissatisfaction lead to another epochal age. The self determination period where people could decide whether or not they wanted to be part of one or the other state. Disliking the governing system, frustration with heads of state, and political, social, and...