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  Military occupation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Belligerent military occupation occurs when one nation's military garrisons occupy all or part of the territory of another nation or recognized belligerent during an invasion (during or after a war).
There have long been customary laws of belligerent occupation as part of the laws of war which gave some protection to the population under the military occupation of a belligerent power.
Some presences are often referred to as military occupations, but their status as an military occupation are often disputed when not every party in the situation agrees that it is even a military occupation at all.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Military_occupation   (998 words)

Occupation involves one state physically taking possession of an area of another sovereign state.
Military occupations may start as invasions and end as protectorates.
In the art of protest, occupations often involve buildings, especially when seen as symbols.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/o/oc/occupation.html   (106 words)

Belligerent occupation in a foreign war, being based upon the possession of enemy territory, necessarily implies that the sovereignty of the occupied territory is not vested in the occupying power.
We consider these territories to be under occupation and that Israel is obliged to administer them under the terms of the Fourth Geneva Convention, which prohibits forcible deportations, detention without trial, destruction of property, denial of access to food, health and education, and settlement by the occupying power of its own civilians in occupied territory.
An army of occupation can only take possession of cash, funds, and realizable securities which are strictly the property of the State, depots of arms, means of transport, stores and supplies, and, generally, all movable property belonging to the State which may be used for military operations.
lawofwar.org /Occupation.htm   (5189 words)

The second way in which the Occupation authorities determining in advance which parties were to take part in the drafting process was through the parliamentary elections which took place in January 2005.
Another example of how the Occupation’s framework affected the substance of the constitution is in terms of the formation of the parliament under the new constitution.
Secondly, in terms of the process, the major effect of the Occupation’s framework was to create a situation in which the constitution has been approved by the national assembly over the objections of one of the country’s major communities.
www.iraqsnuclearmirage.com /articles/Constitution.html   (1756 words)

 U.S. Could Become Mired in Iraq Occupation
Though Washington hopes for a quick and decisive occupation of Iraq to provide it with a psychological victory and a base of operations for further military action in the region, it might find itself consumed instead with problems of occupation within a year of unseating Saddam Hussein.
However, reasonably unopposed occupations have occurred only under one or both of two conditions -- either the country was utterly devastated by war prior to occupation, or a strong and hostile neighboring power existed to render an occupying U.S. defender welcome.
The 1915-34 occupation of Haiti faced an early challenge in 1918, when the Marines had to put down a 40,000-person uprising at a cost of some 2,000 Haitian lives.
world-analysis.1accesshost.com /stratfor2.html   (1611 words)

 Overview of BLS Statistics by Occupation
Some occupations are found in just one or two industries; however, many occupations are found in a large number of industries.
Wage data by area and occupation are from the National Compensation Survey, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey, or the Current Population Survey.
The Occupational Projections and Training Data bulletin is a statistical and research supplement to the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
www.bls.gov /bls/occupation.htm   (414 words)

 Informed Comment
The intimate connection between foreign military occupation and terrorism can be seen in Palestine in the 1940s, where the Zionist movement threw up a number of terrorist organizations that engaged in bombings and assassinations on a fair scale.
The Soviet invasion and occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980s was among the biggest generators of radical Muslim terrorism in modern history.
It is why the US military occupation of Iraq is actually a negative for any "war on terror." Nor do I believe that democratization, even if it is possible, is going to end terrorism in and of itself.
www.juancole.com /2005/03/foreign-occupation-has-produced.html   (1412 words)

 OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health
In 1965 the American Occupational Therapy Foundation, Inc. was chartered as a charitable, scientific, literary and educational society to “advance the science of occupational therapy.
OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, titled The Occupational Therapy Journal of Research (OTJR) from 1980 to 2001, was developed as an expression of the Foundation’s commitment to advancing the profession through scientific inquiry.
occupational development in all ages of the life-span i.e., the occupation of children, the importance of occupation in maintaining health in aging
www.aotf.org /html/otjr.html   (466 words)

 Occupation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
the principal activity (job or calling) that earns money for a person (see List of occupations, employment, profession, business)
the periods of time following a nation's territory invasion by controlling enemy troops (see Military occupation)
the temporary forceful occupation of a (typically governmental) symbolic building, as a sign of protest
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Occupation   (164 words)

 Japanese history: Postwar
Especially during the first half of the occupation, Japan's media was subject to a rigid censorship of any anti-American statements and controversial topics such as the race issue.
Critics started to grow when the United States acted increasingly according to her self interests in the Cold War, reintroduced the persecution of communists, stationed more troops in Japan, and wanted Japan to establish an own self defence force despite the anti-war article in the constitution.
Many aspects of the occupation's so called "reverse course" were welcomed by conservative Japanese politicians.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e2124.html   (495 words)

The occupation zone of the United States consisted of the Land of Hesse, the northern half of the present-day Land of Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, and the southern part of Greater Berlin.
Germans with experience in government and not involved in the Nazi regime were needed to cooperate with occupation authorities in the administration of the zones.
The documents also contained the announcement of an Occupation Statute, which was to define the position of the occupation powers vis-à-vis the new state.
www.robertwise.com /occupation.htm   (5302 words)

 U.S. Considers Using Iraq's Oil to Pay for Occupation
Using Iraqi oil to fund an occupation would reinforce a prevalent belief in the Mideast that the conflict is all about control of oil, not rooting out weapons of mass destruction, according to Halim Barakat, a recently retired professor of Arab studies at Georgetown University.
An administration source said that most of the proposals for the conduct of the war and implementation of plans for a subsequent occupation are being drafted by the Pentagon.
Part of the presentation recommended that oil funds be used to defray the costs of a military occupation in Iraq, according to a source who helped prepare the report.
www.commondreams.org /headlines03/0110-01.htm   (1121 words)

 Middle East Online
They took to the streets in a peaceful march after weekly midday prayers, saying they were opposed to US military presence in Iraq as well as the deposed regime of former leader Saddam Hussein.
"What have the Iraqis gained from this occupation," he asked, listing among the current woes the detention by US troops of Muslim clerics and "10,000 Iraqis" and roadblocks that cripple life in the country.
"Occupation brought international terrorism to our land," he added, blaming the US presence in Iraq for nearly daily bombings and attacks that have rocked the war-battered country since major combat was declared over last May 1.
www.middle-east-online.com /english/?id=9332   (477 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Channel Islands under occupation
Adolf Hitler saw the five islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm as a strategic landing stage for an invasion of mainland France.
To enforce the occupation the Germans restricted movement, forced those over 14 to carry ID cards and imposed a curfew.
The Normandy landings in 1944 heralded the final phase of the of the islands' German occupation.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk/4528907.stm   (846 words)

 Encoded Archival Description Tag Library
One option is to tag those occupations for which access other than basic, undifferentiated keyword retrieval is desired.
The element may be used in text elements such as


To indicate an occupation with major representation in the described materials, nest within the element.
www.loc.gov /ead/tglib/elements/occupation.html   (281 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Sharon signals 'occupation' end
"I think that the idea of keeping 3.5 million Palestinians under occupation is the worst thing for Israel, for the Palestinians and also for the Israeli economy," the website of Israeli daily Maariv quoted him as saying.
It is the first time Mr Sharon, who has long argued that a Palestinian state would pose a mortal danger to Israel, has publicly used the word "occupation" to refer to Israel's presence in West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Right-wing hardliners disapprove of the concept of occupation as they claim Israel has a legitimate claim to the territory for religious and security reasons.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/2939552.stm   (831 words)

 TPMCafe || Occupation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The best solution is to avoid occupations in the first place, but once you're there, you really do have the tiger by the tail.
I don't beleive it was the occupation, so much as Israel's repeated defeats of Arab armies that encouraged the palestinians to use asymetric warfare (suicide bombings).
At most, it may be so that occupation of lands with Muslim populations creates suicide bombers, since the Muslim culture places a premium on and honors suicide.
www.tpmcafe.com /story/2005/7/15/95051/6834   (10238 words)

 Whittier Career Services: Occupation Research
Type of work organizations in which this occupation is found (type of companies, institutions, agencies, businesses, industries that employ people in this occupation; opportunities for self-employment.
Employment trends for the occupation on the local, state and national levels.
Average time it takes to become employed in the occupation after training or education has been completed.
www.whittier.edu /career/occupation_research.htm   (477 words)

 The Nazi Occupation of Poland
An enthusiastic diarist, the doctor daily chronicled the Nazi occupation as events unfolded outside the window of his residence at the hospital.
He therefore carefully concealed his manuscripts often changing their hiding place during five years of Nazi occupation.
One aim of the German occupation of Poland was the destruction of Polish culture and the Polish people.
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /poland.htm   (1520 words)

 Allied Occupation of Japan | United Possession of Japan | Joined Conquest of Japan | Political Invasion of Japan | ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
...reorientation of Japan during the first 3 years of the Allied occupation of that country...rather than an Allied people, the...pattern for the occupation of Japan was...
Occupation 8 Allied Occupation of Japan Implemented by United...retained.
Academic Freedom and the Occupation of Germany and Japan, in Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars
questia.com /library/history/.../japan/allied-occupation-of-japan.jsp   (611 words)

 CNN.com - Sharon: 'Occupation' terrible for Israel, Palestinians - May. 27, 2003
Sharon, speaking Monday, said holding Palestinians "under occupation" is bad for both Israelis and Palestinians.
CNN's Kelly Wallace reports on Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's statement that the 'occupation' of Palestinian lands can't continue indefinitely.
CNN's Dana Bash reports the Israeli Cabinet's approval of the road map to Mideast peace has paved the way for a possible summit of the United States, Israel and the Palestinians.
edition.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/meast/05/26/mideast   (760 words)

 Occupation Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ JobsInArt.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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jobsinart.com /encyclopedia/Occupation   (282 words)

 An Occupied Country
CBS News reported on July 19 that Amnesty International is looking into a number of cases of suspected torture in Iraq by American authorities.
Then there is the occupation of the United States.
I wake up in the morning, read the newspaper, and feel that we are an occupied country, that some alien group has taken over.
www.commondreams.org /views03/0918-01.htm   (1605 words)

 Occupation - Eric Carlton - Microsoft Reader eBook
In Occupation, Eric Carlton explores the methods employed by dominant powers to ensure their supremacy and considers the critical relationship between military authority and civilian population.
Particular attention is given to the Nazi atrocities of the Second World War, and to the moral aspects of military repression.
In the light of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, which is discussed in a postscript, the relevance of an increased understanding of the nature of occupation is plain.
www.ebookmall.com /ebook/72430-ebook.htm   (856 words)

 Hawaiian Kingdom - The U.S. Occupation
As a result of the Spanish-American War, the United States opted to unilaterally annex the Hawaiian Islands by enacting a congressional joint resolution on July 7, 1898, in order to utilize the Hawaiian Islands as a military base to fight the Spanish in Guam and the Philippines.
The United States has remained in the Hawaiian Islands and the Hawaiian Kingdom has since been under prolonged occupation to the present, but its continuity as an independent State remains intact under international law.
The main documents surrounding United States intervention and subsequent occupation of the Hawaiian Kingdom are recorded in the following.
www.hawaiiankingdom.org /us-occupation.shtml   (1043 words)

 Foundations On Sand: An Analysis Of The First United States Occupation Of
Thesis:  The first United States Occupation of Haiti, after a slow start, made a great variety of capital improvements for Haiti, made changes in the Haitian political system, and refinanced the Haitian economy, none of which had much lasting impact on the Haiti people once the occupation was terminated.
  After a slow start, marred by a brutal revolt in 1918-20, the United States Occupation of Haiti was reorganized and began to address many of the perceived shortcomings of Haitian society.
Recommendation:   Before the United States intervenes in foreign countries, particularly in those where nation-building improvements are to be attempted, the political and social cultures of those countries must be taken into consideration.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/report/1995/BPL.htm   (1917 words)

 Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2006-07 Edition
(1) To find out about a specific occupation or topic, use the Search box that is on every page—enter your search term in the box.
(2) To find out about many occupations, browse through listings using the Occupations links that are on the right side of each page.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.
www.bls.gov /oco   (139 words)

1927 Sea battle at Navarino (Greece freed of Ottoman occupation)
1923 Allied ultimatum on Lithuanian occupation of Memel
1912 Gen Zeledon, Nicaraguan opponent of U.S. occupation, is executed
www.brainyhistory.com /topics/o/occupation.html   (327 words)

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