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Joint Statement: Israel’s Violations of Palestinian Civilians’ Right to Adequate Housing
HABITAT INTERNATIONAL COALITION and its member AL MEZAN CENTER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

05-03-2004

Israel's Violations of Palestinian Civilians' Right to Adequate Housing?, submitted by HABITAT INTERNATIONAL COALITION and its member AL MEZAN CENTER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS (GAZA) United Nations Commission on Human Rights, 59th Session (2003), tem 8, Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Arab Territories, including Palestine This report summarizes gross and systematic violations by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) of Palestinian civilians' right to adequate housing in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT).
Notably, the treaties violated include the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1966), which Israel ratified in 1991, and the Fourth Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War (1949) and The Hague Regulations (1907).

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