The situation in southern Lebanon.

1985/41. The situation in southern Lebanon[1]118

The Commission on Human Rights, Gravely concerned by Israeli action in southern Lebanon which constitutes a flagrant violation of the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, of 12 August 1949,[2]119 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the principles of international law and the objectives of the Charter of the United Nations,

1. Strongly condemns Israel for its human rights violations: assassinations, mass arrests among the civilian population, abductions, demolition of houses, desecration of places of worship and other inhuman acts;

2. Calls on Israel to put an immediate end to such repressive practices and to release persons detained and abducted, and demands the immediate and total withdrawal of Israel from southern Lebanon, in accordance with Security Council resolution 509 (1982) of 6 June 1982;

3. Calls on those Governments which continue to give Israel economic, political and military aid to put an end to support to Israel which encouraged it to persevere with its policy of aggression, expansion and colonial settlements;

4. Requests the Secretary-General to monitor the implementation of the present resolution and to submit to the General Assembly a report on the results of his efforts in that regard.

[1]118 Adopted at the 55th meeting, on 13 March 1985, by a roll-call vote of 24 to 1, with 16 abstentions. See chap. XII. [2]119 United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, No. 973, p. 287.

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