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Human Rights Council
Fifteenth session

13 September - 1 October 2010

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

   
 

Monday, 27th September 2010
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - Opening of the session - 23rd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language]  Part I  - 1 hour 54 minutes
video [English] [Original language]  Part II - 55 minutes

 
     
 

Item 1: Organizational and procedural matters

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Councils

Minute of silence held for the passing of Dr Arjun Sengupta (India), Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Working Group on the Right to Development


video [English] 5 minutes

 
     
 

Item 7: Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories

 
     
 

Introduction to:

  • Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the follow-up to the report of the United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza conflict.

  • Report of the the Secretary-General on the progress made in the implementation of the recommendation of the Fact Finding Mission by all concerned parties, including United Nations bodies, in accordance with paragraph 3 of section B of resolution S-12/1.
Presented by Ms. Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

A/HRC/15/51, A/HRC/15/52

video [English] 3 minutes  
 
     
 

Report of the Committee of independent experts in international humanitarian and human rights laws to monitor and assess any domestic, legal or other proceedings undertaken by both the Government of Israel and the Palestinian side, in light of GA resolution 64/254 including the independence, effectiveness, genuineness of these investigations and their conformity with international standards.
Mr. Christian Tomuschat, Chairperson

A/HRC/15/50

video [English] 10 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
     
 

Concerned countries

 
 


Israel

Mr. Aharon Leshno Yaar

video [English] 8 minutes

 
 


Palestine

Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi

video [English] [Arabic] 9 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
(on behalf of the Arab Group)
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)
Ms. Mariam Aftab

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt
(on behalf of NAM)
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


European Union
Ms. Joellle Hivnnet

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Yemen
Mr. Ibrahim Al-Adofi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


China
Ms. Hu Miao

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes  

 
 


Lebanon
Ms. Rana Mokaddem

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


League of Arab States
Mr. Saad Al Farargi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Seyed Mohammad Reza Sajjadi

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Ahmed Ihab Gamaleldin

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Abdelwahèb Jemal

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. M. Othman Hashim

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Ahmet Üzumcü

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Iraq
Mr. Hussain Al-Zuhhairy

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Fontana Barbara

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Boualem Chebihi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Desra Percaya

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-Dosari

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Senegal
Ms. Mariame Sy

video [English] [ French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Mr. Ibrahim Aldredi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Mrs. Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Luisa Escorel De Moraes

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Bangladesh
Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Bahrain
Ms. Muna Abbas Radhi

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute  

 
 


Sudan
Mr. Hamza Omer Hassan Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


United Arab Emirates
Mr. Obaid Slem Saeed Al Zaabi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Ahmed Suleiman Ibrahim Alaquil

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Federation Internationale des Ligues des Droits de l’Homme (FIDH)

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


United Nations Watch

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


BADIL resource center for Palestinian residency and refugee rights

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

Closing Comments and Answers

 
     
 

Chairperson Committee of Independent Experts:
Mr. Christian Tomuschat

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
     
 

Item 7: Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories (Continued)

 
     
 

General Debate

 
     
 

Concerned countries

 
 


Israel

Mr. Aharon Leshno Yaar

video [English] 10 minutes  

 
 


Palestine

Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi

video [English] [Arabic] 9 minutes  

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic (on behalf of the Arab Group)
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 6 minutes  

 
     
     
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 24th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language]  Part I 1 hours 51 minutes
video [English] [Original Language]  Part II - 1 hours 18 minutes

 
     
 

Item 7: Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories (Continued)

 
     
 

General Debate (Continued)

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers (Continued)

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)
Ms. Mariam Aftab

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Belgium (on behalf of the EU)
Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen

video [English] 5 minutes  

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the NAM)
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)
Mr. Mohammed Haidara

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic (on behalf of the Arab Group)
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Mr. Ibrahim Aldredi
Israel - Point of Order
Vice President of the Human Rights Councils


video [English] [Arabic] 7 minutes  

 
 


Norway
Mr. Vebzorn Heines

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Valery Loshchinin

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes  

 
 


Cuba, Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla
United States of America - Point of Order

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes  

 
 


Malaysia
Ms. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Thailand
Mr. Vijavat Isarabhakdi

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Bahrain
Ms. Budoor Abdulaziz Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Fontana Barbara

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Abdulaziz M.O. Alwasil

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Maldives
Mrs. Iruthisham Adam

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Mrs. Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Spain
Mr. Javier Garrigues

video [English] [ Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Sri lanka
Mr. U.L.M. Jauhar

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [Arabic ] 2 minutes  

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Yasser Hassan Ibrahim

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Oğuz Demiralp

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Oman
Mr. Yahya Salim Al-Wahaibi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Seyed Mohammad Reza Sajjadi

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Desra Percaya

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [Arabic ] 3 minutes  

 
 


Yemen
Mr. Fadhl Al-Maghafi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Lebanon
Ms. Najla Riachi Assaker

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Democractic People's Republic of Korea
Mr. Choe Myong Nam

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Sudan
Mr. Hamza Omer Hassan Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Iceland
Mr. Veturlidi Thór Stefánsson

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Mr. Félix Peña Ramos

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Afghanistan
Mr. Zalmai Aziz

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint statement: Al-Haq The law in the service of Man; Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counseling - Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights - Defence for Children International - Palestinian Centre for Human Right - BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Joint statement: Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples (MRAP); International Youth and Student Movement for the United Nations (ISMUN) - International Educational Development - The International Organization for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (EAFORD) - BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


United Nations Watch

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Joint statement: Palestinian Centre for Human Rights; Federation Internationale des Ligues des Droits de l’Homme

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Charitable Institute for Protecting Social Victims

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Organization for Defending Victims of Violence

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


European Union of Jewish Students, EUJS

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


North-South XXI

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Joint statement - Coordinating Board of Jewish Organizations - B'nai B'rith International

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Human Rights Watch (HRW)

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPT)


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Rencontre Africaine pour la Défense des Droits de l’Homme (RADDHO)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes 

 
 


Association for World Education

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
     
     
 

 

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Item 7: Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories (Continued)

 
     
 

Report of the international fact-finding mission to investigate violations of international law, including international humanitarian and human rights law, resulting from the Israeli attacks on the flotilla of ships carrying humanitarian assistance.
Judge Karl T. Hudson-Phillips,

A/HRC/15/21 and annexes 1-2-3a-3b-3c-3d-3e-4

video [English] 19 minutes  

 
     
 

Concerned countries

 
 


Israel

Mr. Aharon Leshno Yaar

video [English] 8 minutes  

 
 


Palestine

Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi

video [English] [Arabic] 5 minutes  

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Oğuz Demiralp

video [English] 7 minutes  

 
     


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