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UNITED
NATIONS
A

        General Assembly
Distr.
GENERAL
A/HRC/10/NGO/78
26 February 2009

ENGLISH ONLY

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL
Tenth session
Agenda item 7


HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN PALESTINE AND OTHER
OCCUPIED ARAB TERRITORIES


Joint written statement * submitted by the Sudan Council of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA), a non-governmental organization in special consultative status and the African American Society for Humanitarian Aid & Development (ASHAD), a non-governmental organization on the Roster

The Secretary-General has received the following written statement which is circulated in accordance with Economic and Social Council resolution 1996/31.

[13 February 2009]


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The United Nations has moved to set up a commission to look into Israeli war crimes and respond to its human rights violations in Gaza. After the United Nations Works and Relief Agency (UNRWA) compound became the target of GPS-guided Israeli mortars on January 15, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned "in the strongest terms this outrageous attack" and called for an inquiry into suspected Israeli war crimes.

RECOMMENDATIONS:
(ASHAD) and SUDAN (NCTP) request the Human Rights Council to adopt the following recommendations:
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