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UNITED
NATIONS
E

        Economic and Social Council
Distr.
GENERAL
E/CN.4/Sub.2/2005/SR.4
2 August 2005

Original: ENGLISH

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

SUB-COMMISSION ON THE PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Fifty-seventh session

SUMMARY RECORD OF THE 4th MEETING

Held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva,
on Wednesday, 27 July 2005, at 10 a.m.

Chairperson: Mr. KARTASHKIN

later: Ms. O’CONNOR
(Vice-Chairperson)

later: Mr. KARTASHKIN
(Chairperson)

CONTENTS


...

QUESTION OF THE VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, INCLUDING POLICIES OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AND SEGREGATION, 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) ( continued)


The meeting was called to order at 10.10 a.m.

...

QUESTION OF THE VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, INCLUDING POLICIES OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AND SEGREGATION, 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) (E/CN.4/Sub.2/2005/NGO/2-5, 7, 8, 10, 13, 15, 16, 21, 28, 29 and 31) ( continued)

...

6. Ms. O’NEILL (International Federation of Human Rights Leagues) ...

...

7. The Israeli withdrawal from Gaza would not resolve a situation which was intolerable for the Palestinian population. Israeli border checks would continue, no provision had been made for travel between Gaza and the West Bank and the Israeli settlers might simply be transferred to East Jerusalem or the West Bank. Travel and economic activity within Gaza were affected, which contributed to the area’s increasing poverty. She was also concerned about proposed amendments to the Israeli law on civil liability, which would prevent Palestinians from claiming compensation for damage caused by the Israeli armed forces.

...


The meeting rose at 1 p.m.

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