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Procedural Decisions of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination,
Israel, U.N. Doc. A/49/18, Annex III (1994).

Decision 1 (44) on Israel : Israel. 07/03/94.
A/49/18,AnnexIII. (Decision)

Convention Abbreviation: CERD
Decisions adopted by the Committee at its forty-fourth sessions

Decision 1 (44). Urgent report requested from Israel

1. The Committee expresses its shock at the appalling massacre committed by Israeli settlers against Palestinian worshippers in the Abraham mosque at Hebron on 25 February 1994.

2. In accordance with article 9, paragraph 1 (b), of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination and with reference, in particular, to article 5 (b) of the Convention, the Committee requests the Government of Israel to send it an urgent report, no later than 30 June 1994, on measures taken to guarantee the safety and protection of the Palestinian civilians in the occupied Palestinian territory and to bring to an end the illegal action of Israeli settlers and to disarm them.

1023rd meeting
7 March 1994

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