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Adopted on 30 June 2006.

In favour (29): Algeria, Argentina. Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Cuba, Ecuador, Gabon, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Uruguay, Zambia.

Against (12): Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Abstaining (5): Cameroon, Ghana, Guatemala, Nigeria, Republic of Korea.

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        General Assembly
30 June 2006

1/106. Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories

At its 24th meeting, on 30 June 2006, the Human Rights Council adopted, by a recorded vote of 29 votes to 12, with 5 abstentions, the following text:

The Human Rights Council,

Taking into account the statements made during its first session concerning the human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories,

“1. Requests the relevant special rapporteurs to report to the next session of the Council on the Israeli human rights violations in occupied Palestine;

“2. Decides to undertake substantive consideration of the human rights violations and implications of the Israeli occupation of Palestine and other occupied Arab territories at its next session and to incorporate this issue in following sessions.”

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