21 November 2000
COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Item 8 of the provisional agenda
QUESTION OF THE VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE
OCCUPIED ARAB TERRITORIES, INCLUDING PALESTINE
Note verbale dated 15 September 2000 from the Permanent Delegation of the
League of Arab States to the United Nations Office at Geneva addressed to
the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
The Permanent Mission of the League of Arab States to the United Nations Office and Other International Organizations at Geneva presents its compliments to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and has the honour to transmit herewith the report on Israeli practices in the occupied Palestinian and Arab territories during the period January to July 2000.
The Permanent Mission of the League of Arab States wishes to express its deep concern at the aggravation of the situation of Arab civilians in the territories occupied by Israel, as described in the attached report, and requests the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to consider this report* as an official document and to circulate it to the members of the Commission on Human Rights at its fifty-seventh session.
*Reproduced as received, in Arabic and English only.