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Recent developments in the Middle East: Hamas’ terrorist attack on Israel and Israel’s response

Amendment No. 18 | Doc. 15890 | 22 January 2024

Signatories:
Mr Simon MOUTQUIN, Belgium, SOC ; Ms Thórhildur Sunna ÆVARSDÓTTIR, Iceland, SOC ; Mr Fourat BEN CHIKHA, Belgium, SOC ; Ms Laura CASTEL, Spain, UEL ; Mr Pedro CEGONHO, Portugal, SOC ; Ms Edite ESTRELA, Portugal, SOC ; Mr Emmanuel FERNANDES, France, UEL ; Mr Paul GAVAN, Ireland, UEL ; Mr Andrej HUNKO, Germany, UEL ; Mr Christophe LACROIX, Belgium, SOC ; Ms Ada MARRA, Switzerland ; Mr Paulo PISCO, Portugal, SOC ; Ms Anne STAMBACH-TERRENOIR, France, UEL ; Ms Nataša SUKIČ, Slovenia, UEL
Origin
2024 - First part-session
In the draft resolution, replace paragraph 3 with the following paragraph:

"The Assembly voices its sorrow at the staggering number of innocent casualties in the Gaza Strip and condemns the disproportionate nature of the Israeli response to the terrorist attack on 7 October. The Assembly also realises that, to many, the displacement of 85% of Gaza’s population, caused by the present war, has revived memories of the Nakba."

Explanatory note

The condemnations must be balanced between the attack on 7 October and the disproportionate response. The remark about the number of displaced persons is mentioned in another amendment: we can quantify it.