Human Rights Council holds general debate on the human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories

The Human Rights Council this morning held a general debate on the human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories. It also concluded the general debate on the Universal Periodic Review.
 
During the general debate on the human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories, speakers stressed their support for the Palestinian people and called on the international community to take action to stop Israeli violations against them and to ensure a two-State solution. They said the protracted conflict had taken a heavy toll on the livelihoods of people in the region, and Israel was in contravention of international law. Reports of serious human rights violations and grave breaches of international human rights and humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories, where the Israeli settlement activities seriously endangered the viability of the two-State solution, were greatly concerning.
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