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Source: Division for Palestinian Rights (DPR)
Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (CEIRPP)
31 January 1995






January 1995

Volume XVIII, Bulletin No. 1




Contents



Page
I.Action taken by the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People
1
II.Secretary-General condemns bomb attack in Israel, appeals for continuation of peace process
2
III.League of Arab States adopts resolution at a special session on 5 January 1995 concerning settlements in the occupied Palestinian and Arab territories
2
IV.Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference issues statement on the start of Israeli troop withdrawal from the occupied Jordanian territories
3
V.Declaration by the Presidency on behalf of the European Union on the situation in the Palestinian territories
4
VI.United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East reports progress in implementing $20 million contribution from Saudi Arabia for peace implementation programme
4
VII.Non-governmental organizations: activities and information
5


I. ACTION TAKEN BY THE COMMITTEE ON THE EXERCISE OF THE
INALIENABLE RIGHTS OF THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE

On 17 January 1995, the Chairman of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People wrote the following letter to the Secretary-General (A/49/831-S/1995/50):
II. SECRETARY-GENERAL CONDEMNS BOMB ATTACK IN ISRAEL,
APPEALS FOR CONTINUATION OF PEACE PROCESS

On 23 January 1995, the following statement was issued by the Secretary-General, Boutros Boutros-Ghali (see SG/SM/5529/Rev.1):
III. LEAGUE OF ARAB STATES ADOPTS RESOLUTION AT A SPECIAL SESSION
ON 5 JANUARY 1995 CONCERNING SETTLEMENTS IN THE OCCUPIED
PALESTINIAN AND ARAB TERRITORIES


The following text of resolution 5451 was submitted by H.E. Ramtane Lamamra, Chairman of the Group of Arab States, on 6 January 1995 (see A/49/823-S/1995/11):

"Resolution

"Settlements in the occupied Palestinian
and Arab territories

IV. SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE ORGANIZATION OF THE ISLAMIC CONFERENCE
ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE START OF ISRAELI TROOP WITHDRAWAL
FROM THE OCCUPIED JORDANIAN TERRITORIES

The following text was issued by the office of H.E. Dr. Hamid Algabid, Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference on 31 January 1995:
V. DECLARATION BY THE PRESIDENCY ON BEHALF OF THE
EUROPEAN UNION ON THE SITUATION IN THE
PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES


On 5 January 1995, the following press release was issued by the secretariat of the European Union containing the following declaration by the Presidency (France) (See 4060/95 [Presse 001]):
VI. UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY FOR PALESTINIAN REFUGEES
IN THE NEAR EAST REPORTS PROGRESS IN IMPLEMENTING $20 MILLION
CONTRIBUTION FROM SAUDI ARABIA FOR PEACE IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAMME


On 17 January 1995, the following press release was issued by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) (See PAL/1814):
VII. NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS: ACTIVITIES AND INFORMATION


1. Middle East International: Issue No. 491 of 6 January 1995 includes articles on the peace process, expansion of settlements, UNRWA's move to Gaza, Jerusalem and international law, and water. Issue No. 492 of 20 January 1995 includes articles on Israel and the Non-Proliferation Treaty, settlements, the PLO, and the Israeli army's treatment of detainees.

2. The Other Front: Issue No. 304 of 4 January 1995 includes articles on settlements, on Mordechai Vanunu, and Israeli NGO activities. Issue No. 305 of 11 January 1995 includes articles on the Commission of Inquiry's report on the October 1973 War (Yom Kippur War), a nuclear-free Middle East campaign, on a Hamas member held captive by the Shabak, Israeli NGO activities and a poll on settlements. Issue No. 308 of 31 January 1995 includes articles on Yitzhak Rabin, Israeli settlers, settlements and Palestinians inside Israel.

3. Report on Israeli Settlement in the Occupied Territories, a bimonthly publication of the Foundation for Middle East Peace, is available from 555 13th Street, N.W., Suite 800, Washington, D.C. 20004-1109, United States of America (Fax 202 637 5910). The January 1995 issue includes articles on Netzarim, Israeli construction in East Jerusalem (projects and plans), settler population in the West Bank and Gaza, and a United States loan guarantee update.

4. Kav La'Oved: Workers' Hotline for the Protection of Workers, is available from 78 Allenby St., Tel Aviv, Israel (Fax: 03 5173081). The January 1995 issue includes articles on the employment of workers from the occupied territories in Israel, Palestinian workers and Labor Courts, closure cases and proposed severance pay, the Histadrut and Palestinian trade unions and foreign migrant workers.

5. Pierres pour la Paix, a publication of the Aide Sanitaire Suisse aux Palestiniens, is available from 25, rue Kleberg, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland (Fax: 022 738 5049). The January 1995 issue includes articles on Palestinians in Lebanon and activities of NGOs.

6. Al-Haq, an affiliate of the International Commission of Jurists, has published the following press releases during the month of January 1995. Copies are available form P.O. Box 1413, Ramallah, West Bank (Fax: 972 2 995194):

"Summary execution of four Palestinians in Beit Liqia by an Israeli Special Unit"

"Assassination of Ibrahim Yaghi in the autonomous areas points to Israel's involvement"

"Illegal police raid of Quds Press News Agency threatens press freedom"

"Update on the administrative detention of Sha'wan Rateb Jabarin".





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