13 JULY 2021
The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.
Questions and Answers
Question: My second question, I raised this before, Farhan. As you know, the Palestinian Authority had arrested number of Palestinian activists and demonstrators who went to the street after the assassination of Nizar Banat, and I asked if Mr. [Tor] Wennesland had raised this issue with the… with any official among the Palestinian Authority, and I still ask for the same question. Thank you.
Deputy Spokesman: Mr. Wennesland has been relating all of our various human rights concerns with his interlocutors on the ground, and that’s as much detail that I can give on that at the moment.
For information media. Not an official record.
Document Sources: Secretary-General, United Nations Department of Global Communications, United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process (UNSCO)
Subject: Casualties, Governance, Incidents, Prisoners and detainees, Protests, Violence
Publication Date: 13/07/2021
URL source: https://www.un.org/press/en/2021/db210713.doc.htm