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UNITED
NATIONS
A

        General Assembly
Distr.
GENERAL
A/61/331
12 September 2006

Original: English

Sixty-first session
Item 30 of the provisional agenda*
Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories



Applicability of the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, of 12 August 1949, to the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and the other occupied Arab territories

Report of the Secretary-General**

1. The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 60/105 of 8 December 2005, the operative part of which reads as follows:


2. On 29 June 2006, the Secretary-General addressed a note verbale to the Government of Israel, in which he requested, in view of his reporting responsibilities under the resolution, that the Government inform him of any steps it had taken or envisaged taking concerning the implementation of the relevant provisions of the resolution.

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

4. By a note verbale dated 29 June 2006 sent to all permanent missions regarding General Assembly resolutions 60/104, 60/105, 60/106, 60/107 and 60/108, the Secretary-General also drew the attention of all the High Contracting Parties to the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War (Fourth Geneva Convention) to paragraph 3 of resolution 60/105 and to paragraph 6 of resolution 60/108.

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


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* A/61/150.
** The present document was submitted late so as to include the maximum number of replies from Governments.


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