Self Determination and Minority Rights
SELF-DETERMINATION AND MINORITY RIGHTSPART 1. Answer the questions using examples where appropriate.1. Explain the difference between self-determination, independence, and secession.2. What was the significance of the UN era on self-determination?3. What are the advantages and disadvantages for a State having a clause permitting secession ofits regions in its constitution?4. The remedial theory of secession is considered by some to be controversial. Why?PART 2. Essay question:1. When the Baltic States (Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia) unilaterally declared independence,they were eventually recognised by the international community as independent states. WhenCatalonia unilaterally declared independence, it was not.why.