Utrecht Law Review, Vol 16, Iss 2, Pp 137-149 (2020)
Utrecht University School of Law, 2020.
LCC:Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence
This article seeks to assess the role of the human right to water in realising water rights in the scenario of the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). In particular, it seeks to answer the question of the extent to which the human right to water protects Palestinians’ water rights in the OPT. In doing so, the article will start by analysing the human right to water and the related obligation it imposes on states in protecting water rights. In addition, the article will examine the applicability of the human right to water to the OPT and to what extent Israel is committed to realise it.