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Source: Division for Palestinian Rights (DPR)
Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (CEIRPP)
31 October 1993



October 1993


Volume XVI, Bulletin No. 10


Contents
Page
I.
    Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the
    Human Rights of the Palestinian People and other Arabs of
    the Occupied Territories Reports on Situation
1
II.
    UNRWA Commissioner-General reports to General Assembly
2
III.
    Excerpt from Communiqué of the Meeting of Ministers for Foreign
    Affairs and Heads of Delegation of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries
    to the forty-eighth session of the General Assembly, held at United
    Nations Headquarters on 4 October 1993
6
IV.
    Excerpt from Communiqué of the Meeting of the Heads of Government of the
    Commonwealth Countries, Cyprus, 21-25 October 1993
6
V.
    Excerpt from Communiqué of the Meeting of the Heads of Government of the
    Commonwealth Countries, Cyprus, 21-25 October 1993
7
VI.
    UNRWA Commissioner-General announces Peace Implementation Programme:
    European Community breaks ground for new hospital in Gaza Strip
7
VII.
    Non-governmental organizations: activities and information
9




I. SPECIAL COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE ISRAELI PRACTICES AFFECTING
THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE AND OTHER ARABS
OF THE OCCUPIED TERRITORIES REPORTS ON SITUATION


The twenty-fifth report of the Special Committee (A/48/557) was transmitted to the General Assembly by the Secretary-General on 1 November 1993. It followed two periodic reports (A/48/96 and A/48/278) which were transmitted to the Assembly on 8 January and 7 June 1993, respectively. In accordance with established practice, the reports were allocated to the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) of the Assembly, together with a number of related reports.

The reports under the item were summarized as follows in a press release issued at United Nations Headquarters (GA/SPD/20):
I. UNRWA COMMISSIONER-GENERAL REPORTS TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY


The Commissioner-General of UNRWA submitted his annual report to the General Assembly (A/48/13). A number of other reports relevant to the same item were submitted by the Secretary-General. The item was allocated to the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) of the General Assembly. The reports were summarized as follows in a press release issued at Headquarters (GA/SPD/18):
III. EXCERPT FROM COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE MEETING OF MINISTERS FOR
FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND HEADS OF DELEGATION OF THE
MOVEMENT OF NON-ALIGNED COUNTRIES TO THE FORTY-EIGHTH
SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, HELD AT
UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS ON 4 OCTOBER 1993


IV. EXCERPT FROM DECLARATION OF THE MINISTERS FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS
OF THE GROUP OF 77 ADOPTED AT THE SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL MEETING
HELD AT NEW YORK ON 5 OCTOBER 1993


V. EXCERPT FROM COMMUNIQUE OF THE MEETING OF THE
HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES,
CYPRUS, 21-25 OCTOBER 1993


VI. UNRWA COMMISSIONER-GENERAL ANNOUNCES PEACE IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAMME:
EUROPEAN COMMUNITY BREAKS GROUND FOR NEW HOSPITAL IN GAZA STRIP


The following press release was issued by UNRWA on 7 October 1993 (See PAL/1805):
On 18 October 1993, UNRWA issued the following press release:
VII. NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS: ACTIVITIES AND INFORMATION


In the course of October, the following information was received by the Division for Palestinian Rights:

1. Monthly Human Rights Report, published by Stephen Bowen and Raji Sourani, Gaza Centre for Rights and Law. Available from: Gaza Centre for Rights and Law, Iman Building, Rimal, P.O. Box 1274, Gaza Strip.

2. La Paix en Mouvement, article on Palestine available in September/ October issue. Available from: 139, Boulevard Victor Hugo, F-93-400 Saint Ouen, CCP 780-56 Z, France.

3. Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, available from: The American Educational Trust, P.O. Box 53062, Washington, D.C. 20009, United States of America.

4.
ADC Times, publication of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. Available from: 4201 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20008, United States of America.

5. Israel and Palestine Political Report devoted to "The Israel-PLO Accord - A New Era", available from: Magelan and Association Mashdek Développement, ISSN 0294 1341, Boite Postale 130, 75463 Paris CEDEX 10, France.

6. The Middle East, monthly publication available from: IC Publications Ltd., 7 Coldbath Square, London EC1R 4LQ, United Kingdom.

7. Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding, briefing paper entitled "From Shamir to Rabin: What chance for peace?", available from: 21, Collingham Road, London SW5 ONV, United Kingdom.

8. Middle East International, biweekly publication, available from: P.O. Box 53365, Temple Heights Station, Washington, D.C. 20009, United States of America.

9. The Other Front, weekly bulletin on developments in Israeli society, available from: The Alternative Information Centre, P.O. Box 24278, Jerusalem.

10. The Other Israel, newsletter of the Council for Israeli-Palestinian Peace, available from: P.O. Box 2542, Holon, Israel 58125.

11. "Surveillance and Defamation, Arab-American Political Rights in Times of Crisis", special report of the Arab-American Institute, available from: 918 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Suite 601, Washington, D.C. 20077-2505.

12. Samed, Palestinian Prison Voices, Mandela Institute for Political Prisoners, available from: P.O. Box 19543, Jerusalem, Israel.

13. April 17, quarterly publication by the Alternative Information Centre, P.O. Box 31417, Jerusalem.

14. News from Within, newsletter of the Alternative Information Center, P.O. Box 31417, Jerusalem, Vol. IX, No. 9 containing an article on "The Oslo Agreement".

15. North American Coordinating Committee for NGOs on the Question of Palestine (NACC), The Fax Tree, "Special Report on Israel-PLO Declaration of Principles", available from: NACC, 1747 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20009.

16. Palestine Human Rights Information Center (PHRIC) of the Arab Studies Society, "PHRIC Statement: Human Rights Issues After the Agreement on the Declaration of Principles", available from: PHRIC, P.O. Box 20479, Jerusalem.



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