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Denial Right to Residency – UN
"[T]he Committee draws the State party’s attention to its general recommendation 19 (1995) concerning the prevention, prohibition and eradication of all policies and practices of racial segregation and apartheid, and urges the State party to give full effect to article 3 of the Convention to eradicate all forms of segregation between Jewish and non-Jewish communities...
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"A legal regime of segregation is operating in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, enabling the establishment and the consolidation of settlements, whereby Israeli laws applied personally to Israelis in the West Bank give them preferential legal status over Palestinians. This violates Palestinians’ rights to non-discrimination, equality before the law and equal protection of the law (see...
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"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 Committee is increasingly concerned at the State party’s discriminatory planning policy, whereby construction permits are rarely if ever granted to Palestinian and Bedouin communities and demolitions principally target property owned by Palestinians and Bedouins. The Committee is concerned at the adverse tendency of preferential treatment for the expansion of Israeli settlements, through the use...
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"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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This resolution called on Israel not to demolish homes in the Rafah refugee camp and expressed grave concern over the humanitarian situation in the Rafah area.
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Demanded an end to Israeli measures in and around Ramallah, and an Israeli withdrawal to positions held before September 2000.
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This resolution welcomed the Secretary-General’s initiative to establish a fact-finding team for the Jenin refugee camp.
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"The consequence – if not motivation – of expropriating Palestinian lands and resources for the expansion of Israeli settlements, is the fragmentation and isolation of the Palestinian communities and facilitation of the expansion of illegal settlements."
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This resolution deplored Israeli resumption of deportation of Palestinians.
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