A/RES/70/87* United Nations Distr.: General 15 December 2015 General Assembly Seventieth session Agenda item 55 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 9 December 2015 [on the report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/497)] 70/87. Work of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories The General Assembly, Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, Guided also by international humanitarian law, in particular the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, of 12 August 1949, 1 as well as international standards of human rights, in particular the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 2 and the International Covenants on Human Rights, 3 Recalling its relevant resolutions, including resolutions 2443 (XXIII) of 19 December 1968 and 69/90 of 5 December 2014, and the relevant resolutions of the Human Rights Council, including resolutions S-12/1 of 16 October 2009, 4 S-21/1 of 23 July 2014 5 and 29/25 of 3 July 2015, 6 Recalling also the relevant resolutions of the Security Council, Taking into account the advisory opinion rendered on 9 July 2004 by the International Court of Justice on the legal consequences of the construction of a wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, 7 and recalling in this regard its resolution ES-10/15 of 20 July 2004, _______________ * Reissued for technical reasons on 12 January 2016. 1 United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, No. 973. 2 Resolution 217 A (III). 3 Resolution 2200 A (XXI), annex. 4 See Official Records of the General Assembly, Sixty-fourth Session, Supplement No. 53A (A/64/53/Add.1), chap. I. 5 Ibid., Sixty-ninth Session, Supplement No. 53 (A/69/53), chap. VI. 6 Ibid., Seventieth Session, Supplement No. 53 (A/70/53), chap. II. 7 See A/ES-10/273 and Corr.1. 15-16841* (E) *1516841* Please recycle

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