“ILR: Kurdistan and Catalonia as New States?”, Tamás Lattmann (IIR, Prague)

During the recent weeks, two major referenda have taken place with a serious ambition: to create new states by secession, one in Catalonia in Spain, and one in the Kurdish territory in Iraq. The present analysis sheds light on the international legal background of similar situations and their possible consequence under the current legal/political circumstances.

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