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15 November 2012
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York
Sixty-seventh General Assembly
The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) met today to hear the introduction of several draft resolutions on the right of peoples to self-determination, human rights questions, and the human rights situations and reports of special rapporteurs and representatives.
Introduction of Draft Resolutions
Introducing two draft resolutions, the representative of
The right of the Palestinian peoples to self-determination
), saying that for over six decades the Palestinian people had been suffering under Israeli occupation. The draft was essentially the same as the one as last year, except for technical updates. The support by the international community would surely contribute to the right of the Palestinian peoples to self-determination of their own land, with East Jerusalem as their capital.
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