41. Other international legal persons.

There are various other categories of international legal person and certain sui generis international legal persons in the contemporary international legal system, and there is no inherent reason why states may not acknowledge more in the future. 'Peoples' such as colonial peoples1 and indigenous peoples2 enjoy certain rights under customary international law, chief among them the right to self-determination, while the international law of armed conflict, both conventional and customary, imposes obligations on at least certain sorts of non-state armed groups