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Source: Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)
30 June 2005











RESOLUTION N. 1/32-PAL
ON THE
CAUSE OF PALESTINE, THE CITY OF AL-QUDS AL-SHARIF
AND THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT


The Thirty-second Session of the Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers (Session of Integration and Development), held in Sana’a, Republic of Yemen, from 21-23 Jumada Al-Awwal 1426H (28-30 June, 2005),

Having considered the report of the Secretary-General on the Cause of Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict (Document No. OIC/32-2005/PAL/SG/REP.I);

Proceeding from the principles and objectives enshrined in the Charter of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC);

Based on the Islamic resolutions on the Cause of Palestine, the city of Al-Quds Al-Sharif and the Arab-Israeli Conflict;

Recalling the resolutions adopted by the UN General Assembly and the UN Security Council, particularly resolutions 242 (1967); 252 (1968); 338 (1973); 425 (1978); 465 (1980); 476 (1980); 478 (1980); 681 (1990); 1073 (1996); 1397 (2002); 1435 (2002); and 1515 (2003) and UN General Assembly resolution 194 on refugees, as well as resolution A/ES-10-10 adopted by the 10th Extraordinary Emergency Session of the General Assembly in 2002 on illegal Israeli practices in the occupied East Jerusalem and the other occupied Palestinian territories, as well as the UN General Assembly resolution ES-10/L.15 on the apartheid wall which Israel is building on Palestinian land;
 
Referring to the resolutions adopted by the Commission on Human Rights relating to human rights violations in the occupied Arab and Palestinian territories, as well as the resolutions adopted by the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), the African Union (AU) and the League of Arab;
 
Affirming the Islamic States’ commitment to achieve a just and comprehensive peace in the region;
 
Emphasizing that the Israeli policies, practices and expansionist designs threaten not only Arab states and the peace process, but also the Islamic countries at large and jeopardize international peace and security;
 
Hailing the steadfastness of the Palestinian people and their valiant “Intifada” (uprising) aimed at recovering their inalienable national rights;
           
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RESOLUTION N. 2/32-PAL
ON THE
OCCUPIED SYRIAN GOLAN


The Thirty-second Session of the Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers (Session of Integration and Development), held in Sana’a, Republic of Yemen, from 21-23 Jumada Al-Awwal 1426H (28-30 June, 2005),

Having discussed the item titled “The Occupied Syrian Golan” and Israel’s decision of 14/12/1981 to impose its laws, jurisdiction and administration on the Occupied Syrian Golan;

Having reviewed the oppressive measures to which the Syrian citizens in the occupied Syrian Golan are being subjected and Israel’s continued attempts to force them to accept Israeli identity;

Recalling the relevant resolutions of previous Islamic Conferences, particularly Resolution 2/31-P of the 31th Session of the Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers held in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey, and Resolution 3/10-P (IS) of the 10th Islamic Summit held in Putrajaya, Malaysia;

Recalling also Security Council Resolution 497 (1981) dated 17/12/1981 and the relevant UN General Assembly resolutions, latest of which was the one adopted by the Fifty-ninth Session;

Observing that Israel, in violation of Article 25 of the United Nations Charter, has refused to accept and implement the numerous relevant resolutions adopted by the Security Council, in particular resolution 497 (1981) which considered null and void and with no legal consequence Israel’s decision to annex the occupied Syrian Golan;

Deeply concerned at Israel’s persistent attempts to defy the will of the international community and its reaffirmation of the annexation decisions considered null and void and illegitimate by the international community;

Affirming that the Geneva Convention on the Protection of Civilians in times of War (dated 12 August 1949) applies to the occupied Syrian Golan and that setting up settlements and bringing settlers to this area violates this Convention and destroys the peace process;

Affirming the fundamental principle of the inadmissibility of acquisition of territories by force;

Condemning Israel’s non-compliance with the will of the international community by withdrawing from the occupied Syrian Golan which it occupies since 1967 contrary to the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council and General Assembly as well as international law;

Expressing concern over Israel’s destruction of the Peace Process which was launched by the Madrid Conference on the basis of the Security Council resolutions 242 and 338, as well as the land-for-peace formula and the risks resulting from Israel’s reneging on the commitments and obligations reached,
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RESOLUTION N. 3/32-PAL
ON
ISRAEL’S CONTINUED OCCUPATION OF PARTS OF LEBANON
AND DETENTION OF LEBANESE CITIZENS IN ITS JAILS AND
DETENTION CAMPS


The Thirty-second Session of the Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers (Session of Integration and Development), held in Sana’a, Republic of Yemen, from 21-23 Jumada Al-Awwal 1426H (28-30 June, 2005),

Commending anew the steadfastness of Lebanon and the valor of its national resistance in achieving victory over the Israeli occupation forces and liberating most of its territories in the South and Western Bekaa;

Recalling the resolutions of the Organization of the Islamic Conference on Islamic solidarity with Lebanon to put an end to the Israeli occupation of Lebanese territories in the South and West Bekaa;

Noting Israel’s continued occupation of parts of Lebanese territories and positions along the Lebanese borders, its incomplete withdrawal from all Lebanese territories back to the internationally recognized borders in accordance with Security Council Resolution 425 (1978) and its continued violation of Lebanese airspace and plundering of their waters and soil;

Deeply concerned at Israel’s continued arbitrary detention of Lebanese citizens in Israeli prisons and camps in flagrant violation of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, the Fourth Geneva Convention on the Protection of Civilians in Times of War of 1949, and the Hague Convention of 1907;
Noting with extreme concern and astonishment the ruling issued by the Israeli Supreme Court to allow the Israeli authorities to keep the Lebanese detainees in Israeli jails as “hostages and a card for compromise, and also to detain them without trial”;

Recalling as well the resolutions of the UN Commission on Human Rights in Geneva on the suffering of Lebanese citizens in Israeli jails who experience difficult health and humanitarian conditions resulting in the death of a number of them;

Reaffirming Lebanon’s right to compensation for the losses in human life, material damages and substantial economic losses it has sustained as a result of Israel’s repeated aggressions against Lebanese citizens and infrastructure, and the ensuing damages and heavy loss of life and property,

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RESOLUTION N. 4132-PAL
ON THE
CURRENT SITUATION OF THE PEACE PROCESS
IN THE MIDDLE EAST


The Thirty-second Session of the Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers (Session of Integration and Development), held in Sana’a, Republic of Yemen, from 21-23 Jumada Al-Awwal 1426H (28-30 June, 2005),

Referring to the Islamic Conference resolutions;

Having examined the grave situation resulting from the continued policies of successive Israeli governments hostile to peace,

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RESOLUTION N. 5/32-PAL
ON THE
PROPOSED DIPLOMATIC CONFERENCE CONCERNING A DRAFT 3RD
PROTOCOL ADDITIONAL TO THE GENEVA CONVENTIONS OF
12 AUGUST 1949


The Thirty-second Session of the Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers (Session of Integration and Development), held in Sana’a, Republic of Yemen, from 21-23 Jumada Al-Awwal 1426H (28-30 June, 2005),

Reaffirming OIC’s commitment to respect principles of international humanitarian law,

Recalling Switzerland’s impartial and neutral role in fulfilling its obligations as depositary of the Geneva Conventions;

Recalling the decision made by Switzerland, the depositary of the Geneva Conventions, in 2000 to indefinitely postpone the Diplomatic Conference concerning a draft protocol additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the adoption of an additional distinctive emblem scheduled for 25-26 October 2000, in view of the prevailing situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, at the time;

Recalling also the expressed desire of the 28th International Conference of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) in December 2003 to address the question of the additional distinctive emblem as soon as circumstances permit;

Taking into account the current consultations initiated by Switzerland, in its capacity as depositary of the Geneva Conventions, regarding the proposed Diplomatic Conference concerning a draft Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the adoption of an additional distinctive emblem;

Taking into account also the situation prevailing in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including Fast Jerusalem, and the grave violations of the international humanitarian law that continue to be perpetrated by Israel, the occupying power, including the construction of the Wall and the continued Israeli settlement activities,

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RESOLUTION N. 6/32-PAL
ON THE
MECHANISM FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR THE
PALESTINIAN PEOPLE


The Thirty-second Session of the Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers (Session of Integration and Development), held in Sana’a, Republic of Yemen, from 21-23 Jumada Al-Awwal 1426H (28-30 June, 2005),

Proceeding from the principles and objectives of the OIC Charter,

Referring to the Islamic resolutions on the Palestinian problem and the Arab-Israeli conflict, particularly resolution No.9/1-S adopted by the 9th Islamic Summit Conference held in Doha,

Strongly condemning the crimes, terrorist practices and oppressive measures carried out by Israel, its insistence on expanding its settlement, its confiscation of land and property, its persistence in implementing collective punishment against the Palestinian people in all the occupied Arab territory, its siege of the Holy City of Al-Quds, and its violation of Islamic and Christians sanctities and values;

Recalling the resolutions adopted by the Extraordinary Arab Summit held in Cairo in October 2000, calling for the establishment of a mechanism for supporting the Palestinian people, for the preservation of the identity of Al-Quds, the consolidation of the self-capabilities of the Palestinian economy; further Recalling, the two resolutions adopted by the Arab Summit in Beirut (March 2002) and by the Arab Summit in Sharem El-Sheikh (February 2003) with respect to increasing the resources of both the Al-Aqsa and Al- Quds Funds; Recalling, also, the resolution adopted at the Algiers Summit (March 2003) on expanding the resource base of the two Funds and inviting OIC Member States to join in their funding;

Commending the just and legitimate struggle of the Palestinian people for the restoration of their national rights, and expressing its determination to support this struggle by all possible means to enable the Palestinians to overcome their predicament and achieve all their objectives;

Urging donor State and financing institutions to extend financial support to boost the resilience of the Palestinian people, to support economic and social development programmes in Palestine, and to extend aid for building a national self-sufficient economy, and to strengthen national institutions.

Expressing its gratitude to those countries which have announced their contribution to the budgets of both Funds and have transferred their generous amounts to the Fund’s accounts, thus helping the Palestinian people to cope with the consequences of enemy attacks.
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RESOLUTION N. 7/32-IBO
ON THE
ISLAMIC OFFICE FOR THE BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL


The Thirty-second Session of the Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers (Session of Integration and Development), held in Sana’a, Republic of Yemen, from 21-23 Jumada Al-Awwal 1426H (28-30 June, 2005),

Proceeding from the principles and objectives of the Charter of the Organization of the Islamic Conference;

With reference to all the relevant Islamic resolutions, particularly Res. No.5/31-P issued by the 31st Session of the Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers, held in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey from 26 to 28 Rabiul Awal 1425H (14-16 June 2004);

Bearing in mind the existing cooperation and coordination between the Islamic Office for the Boycott of Israel at the OIC General Secretariat and the Arab Office for the Boycott of Israel at the Arab League General Secretariat, for the purpose of ensuring optimal implementation of the provisions and principles of the Boycott of Israel;
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Having taken cognizance of the Secretary General’s report on the Islamic Office for the Boycott of Israel,

Decides to:
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