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The Council also adopted four resolutions under agenda item 7 on the human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories.

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In a resolution on human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan, adopted by a vote of 26 in favour, 17 against and 4 abstentions, the Council called upon Israel, the occupying Power, to cease changing the physical character, demographic composition, institutional structure and legal status of the occupied Syrian Golan. The Council determined that all legislative and administrative measures and actions taken or to be taken by Israel that seek to alter the character and legal status of the occupied Syrian Golan are null and void.

In a resolution on Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan, adopted by a vote of 36 in favour, 2 against and 9 abstentions as orally revised, the Council requested the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to prepare a report on the consequences of the intensification of settlement activity in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, particularly in and around East Jerusalem and the so-called E-1 area, for the contiguity of the Palestinian Territory and their implications for the rights of the Palestinian people, and to present the report to the Human Rights Council at its forty-sixth session.

In a resolution on the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, adopted by a vote of 42 in favour, 2 against and 3 abstentions, the Council demanded that Israel withdraw from the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem. The Council further requested the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to prepare a report on the allocation of water resources in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and to recommend measures to ensure the implementation of equitable access to safe drinking water in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, in accordance with international law, and to present the report to the Human Rights Council at its forty-sixth session.

In a resolution on the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, adopted by a vote of 43 in favour, 2 against and 2 abstentions, the Council called upon all States to ensure their obligations of non-recognition, non-aid or assistance with regard to the serious breaches of peremptory norms of international law by Israel. The Council further urged all States to adopt measures as required to promote the realization of the right to self-determination of the Palestinian people, and to render assistance to the United Nations in carrying out the responsibilities entrusted to it by the Charter regarding the implementation of this right.

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