Last Palmas/Miangas Island Case Digest

Full title: The Island of Las Palmas/Miangas Case (Netherlands v. United States), Arbitral Award of 1928 [on sovereignty over land] Facts Palmas is a small island with a population of about 750 located between Mindanao and Nanusa under the Netherlands Indies. (100 miles East/South East of General Santos City) and the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia). […]