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Situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories

The United States has, on many occasions, urged this Council to maintain a balanced, objective, and constructive focus on the situation in Israel and in the Palestinian Territories. While we fully understand the mandate that Special Rapporteur Falk inherited, we remain concerned about the one-sided focus of the report and caution against premature legal conclusions. ...
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Item 5: Human Rights Council Advisory Committee

We consider this session a critical opportunity for States to give feedback to the Committee on its early work. Decision 5/1 mandated the Committee to “provide expertise to the Council in the manner and form requested by the Council.” It stipulated that such expertise was to be rendered “only upon the latter’s request, in compliance ...
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