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

Amendment No. 23 | 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 Paul GAVAN, Ireland, UEL ; Mr Andrej HUNKO, Germany, UEL ; Mr Christophe LACROIX, Belgium, SOC ; Ms Ada MARRA, Switzerland ; Ms Nataša SUKIČ, Slovenia, UEL
Origin
2024 - First part-session
In the draft resolution, replace paragraph 9.3 with the following paragraph:

"calls on the Israeli authorities to put an end to the policy of occupation and colonisation, to urgently and resolutely engage in preventing settler violence, and to refrain from building new settlements and extending old ones, and from carrying out home demolitions, forced evictions and confiscation of land in the occupied territories;"

Explanatory note

The report must be more assertive on this structural aspect of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. The amendment is in line with international law.