“The self-determination of peoples vs human rights in liberal democracies: the case of Catalonia”, Helena Torroja (Elcano, Spain)

The abusive interpretations of the international norm of the self-determination of peoples by secessionist groups in liberal democracies entail a violation of the fundamental human rights of the entire population of the state in question. This paper discusses the norm’s abuse in reference to the people of Catalonia.

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