We, the undersigned NGOs, urge your government to support the renewal and strengthening of the mandate of the Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen through the enhancement of its reporting structure and strengthening language on accountability, as a matter of priority at the upcoming 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, taking place from 10 - 27 September.
To the attention of:
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967, Mr. S. Michael Lynk;
The United Nations Special Rapporteur Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Ms. Agnes Callamard,
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, Mr. Clement Nyaletsossi;
In the fiftieth year of Israel’s unlawful occupation of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, Israel continues to significantly alter the legal status, demographic composition, and character of the city of Jerusalem in violation of international law.
On 24 September 2017 the Israeli government informed the High Court that it plans to destroy Khan al-Ahmar and expel all of its residents by mid-April 2018. The Palestinian village, located in E1 area has a population of 172 Palestinian Bedouin. Israeli high-level officials also announced this week they are planning to destroy the Palestinian village of Susiya, in the southern West Bank.
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