Israel/OPT: UPR recommendations by the Human Rights Council

The ICJ made an oral statement on the recommendations made to Israel by the UN Human Rights Council, following Israel’s Universal Periodic Review.

The ICJ statement focussed on recommendations related to:

  • compliance with international humanitarian and international human rights law , including particularly for thorough and impartial investigations into all allegations of human rights and humanitarian law violations committed in the context of the prolonged occupation of the OPT, and accountability of individuals responsible for such violations;
  • Israel’s unlawful settlement policy;
  • the separation wall; and
  • administrative detention.

The full statement can be downloaded in PDF: Advocacy-UN-HRC25-IsraelUPR-20032014

Video of the discussion, including the ICJ statement, may be viewed here.

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