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UNITED
NATIONS

Distr.
GENERAL
E/CN.4/1998/2
E/CN.4/Sub.2/1997/50

5 November 1997

Original: English

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Sub-Commission on Prevention of
Discrimination and Protection
of Minorities



REPORT OF THE SUB-COMMISSION ON PREVENTION OF DISCRIMINATION
AND PROTECTION OF MINORITIES ON ITS FORTY-NINTH SESSION

Geneva, 4 - 29 August 1997

Rapporteur: Mr. Marc Bossuyt


IV.
QUESTION OF THE VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND
FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, INCLUDING POLICIES OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AND SEGREGATION AND OF APARTHEID, IN

ALL COUNTRIES, WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO COLONIAL
AND OTHER DEPENDENT COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES:
REPORT OF THE SUB-COMMISSION UNDER COMMISSION ON
HUMAN RIGHTS RESOLUTION 8 (XXIII)
/...

Situation in the Palestinian and other Arab territories occupied by Israel

67. At its 24th meeting, on 21 August 1997, the Sub-Commission considered draft resolution E/CN.4/Sub.2/1997/L.16, sponsored by Mr. Alfonso Martínez, Mr. Ali Khan, Mr. El-Hajjé, Mr. Khalil and Mr. Mehedi, which read as follows:

68. A statement in connection with the draft resolution was made by Mr. Lindgren Alves, recalling decision 1996/115, in which the Sub n Commission decided to take no action at its forty-ninth session in respect of human rights situations which the Commission was considering under the public procedures for dealing with human rights violations.

69. Statements in connection with how to proceed with the draft resolution in the light of decision 1996/115 were made by Mr. Alfonso Martínez, Mr. Bossuyt, Mr. Eide, Mr. El-Hajjé, Mr. Joinet, Mr. Lindgren Alves, and Mr. Yimer.

70. At the request of Ms. Warzazi, a vote, by secret ballot, was taken to close the debate on procedure. The motion was adopted by 17 votes to 7, with 1 abstention.

71. Mr. Bossuyt subsequently proposed the following motion for adoption: "The Sub-Commission decides, taking into account its decision 1996/115, adopted at its fortyn eighth session, to take no action on draft resolution L.16".

72. Statements in this connection were made by Mr. Alfonso-Martínez, Mr. Chernichenko, Mr. Eide, Mr. Fan Guoxiang, Mr. Guissé, Mr. Lindgren Alves, Ms. Palley and Mr. Yimer.

73. At the request of Mr. Alfonso Martínez, a vote on the motion was taken by secret ballot. The motion was adopted by 18 votes to 5, with 2 abstentions.

/...

Human rights of the Palestinian people

80. At its 33rd meeting, on 27 August 1997, the Chairman read out the following statement on behalf of the members of the Sub-Commission:


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