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Human Rights Council

Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories – A/HRC/43/71

The database of all business enterprises involved in the Israeli settlements on the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of the Palestinian people throughout the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem.   “Information gathered by the mission showed that business enterprises have, directly and indirectly, enabled, facilitated and profited from the construction and growth of...
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UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights Situation in the OPT – A/HRC/25/67

“The combined effect of the measures designed to ensure security for Israeli citizens, to facilitate and expand settlements, and, it would appear, to annex land, is hafrada, discrimination and systematic oppression of, and domination over, the Palestinian people.” The Special Rapporteur recommended that the General Assembly “request the International Court of Justice to issue an...
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The UN International Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Israeli Settlements, A/HRC/22/63

“Settlements are established and developed for the exclusive benefit of Israeli Jews…The settlements are maintained and advanced through a system of total segregation between the settlers and the rest of the population living in the OPT; this system of segregation is supported and facilitated by strict military and law enforcement control to the detriment of...
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The UN Fact-Finding Mission on the 2009 Gaza Conflict (Goldstone Commission), A/HRC/12/48

“From the facts available to it, the Mission believes that in the movement and access policy there has been a violation of the right not to be discriminated against on the basis of race or national origin The Mission is concerned about the steps taken recently to formalize the separation of Gaza from the West...
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UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Professor John Dugard, A/HRC/4/17

“Israel is clearly in military occupation of the OPT. At the same time elements of the occupation constitute forms of colonialism and of apartheid, which are contrary to international law. What are the legal consequences of a regime of prolonged occupation with features of colonialism and apartheid for the occupied people, the occupying Power and...
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UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Jean Ziegler, E/CN.4/2004/10/Add.2

“Halt the current movement towards a “Bantustanization” of the OPT and therefore halt the confiscation and expropriation of land that is being used for the building of the security fence/
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