5 March 2004
COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Item 9 of the provisional agenda
QUESTION OF THE VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS IN ANY PART OF THE WORLD.
Human rights situation of the Lebanese detainees in Israel
Note by the Secretary-General
1. On 29 January 2004, 23 Lebanese detainees who had been detained in Israel were released.
2. On 23 February 2004, a second note verbale was addressed to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Israel further to the note verbale sent on 10 June 2003, drawing attention to resolution 2003/8. No reply had been received at the time of the preparation of the present addendum.