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UNITED
NATIONS
E

        Economic and Social Council
Distr.
GENERAL
E/CN.4/Sub.2/2000/SR.19
19 September 2000

Original: ENGLISH

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

SUB-COMMISSION ON THE PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Fifty-second session

SUMMARY RECORD OF THE 19th MEETING

Held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva,

on Monday, 14 August 2000, at 3 p.m.

Chairperson: Ms. MOTOC

CONTENTS


PREVENTION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST AND THE PROTECTION OF MINORITIES

The meeting was called to order at 3 p.m.

PREVENTION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST AND THE PROTECTION OF MINORITIES (agenda item 8) (E/CN.4/Sub.2/2000/10, 27 and 28)

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13. Ms. AL TABAL (North-South XXI) drew attention to the expulsion of thousands of Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem. In defiance of Security Council resolutions, the Government of Israel had declared Jerusalem to be its capital, and was applying discriminatory policies to reduce the number of Arabs in the city: Arabs were refused building permission and their buildings were even demolished ; they were treated like foreigners in their own land, not being allowed to participate in elections; and Palestinian prisoners had been held for years without trial. The Israeli Government’s policy aimed at the Judaization of the city was beginning to bear fruit. Steps must be taken to protect the human rights of the Arab minority in Jerusalem.

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The meeting rose at 5.40 p.m.



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