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UNITED
NATIONS
E

        Economic and Social Council
Distr.
GENERAL
E/CN.4/2004/28
12 December 2003

Original: ENGLISH

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Sixtieth session
Item 9 of the provisional agenda



QUESTION OF THE VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS IN ANY PART OF THE WORLD

Human rights situation of the Lebanese detainees in Israel

Note by the Secretary-General


1. At its fifty-ninth session, the Commission on Human Rights adopted resolution 2003/8 of 16 April 2003 entitled “Human rights situation of the Lebanese detainees in Israel”. In paragraph 5 of the resolution, the Commission requested the Secretary-General: (a) to bring the resolution to the attention of the Government of Israel and to call upon it to comply with its provisions; and (b) to report to the General Assembly at its fifty-eighth session and to the Commission on Human Rights at its sixtieth session on the results of his efforts in this regard.

2. In accordance with this request, the Secretary-General addressed on 10 June 2003 a note verbale to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Israel requesting information concerning the extent of the implementation of the resolution.

3. No reply had been received at the time of the preparation of the present report.

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