Question of Palestine home
Economic and Social Council
22 July 2004
Question of the violation of human rights in the
occupied Arab territories, including Palestine[
At its 48th plenary meeting, on 22 July 2004, the Economic and Social Council took note of Commission on Human Rights
of 15 April 2004
and approved the Commission’s request that the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967 investigate Israel’s violations of the principles and bases of international law, international humanitarian law and the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, of 12 August 1949
and, in his capacity as a monitoring mechanism, follow up on the implementation of recommendations and report thereon to the General Assembly at its fifty-ninth session and to the Commission at its sixty-first session, until the end of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur, as established in Commission resolution 1993/2 A of 19 February 1993.
See E/2004/23 (Part I), chap. II, sect. A.
, vol. 75, No. 973.