A/HRC/RES/55/31 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 12 April 2024 Original: English Human Rights Council Fifty-fifth session 26 February–5 April 2024 Agenda item 7 Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories Resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council on 5 April 2024 55/31. Human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan The Human Rights Council, Deeply concerned at the suffering of the Syrian citizens in the occupied Syrian Golan due to the systematic and continuous violation of their fundamental and human rights by Israel since the Israeli military occupation of 1967, Recalling Security Council resolution 497 (1981) of 17 December 1981, Recalling also all relevant General Assembly resolutions, the most recent being resolutions 74/90 of 13 December 2019, 75/99 of 10 December 2020, 76/81 of 9 December 2021, 77/125 of 12 December 2022 and 78/77 of 7 December 2023, in which the Assembly declared that Israel had failed to comply with Security Council resolution 497 (1981) and demanded that it withdraw from all the occupied Syrian Golan, Recalling further General Assembly resolutions 73/98 of 7 December 2018, 74/88 of 13 December 2019, 75/97 of 10 December 2020, 76/82 of 9 December 2021, 77/126 of 12 December 2022 and 78/78 of 7 December 2023, Reaffirming once more the illegality of the decision by Israel of 14 December 1981 to impose its laws, jurisdiction and administration on the occupied Syrian Golan, which has resulted in the effective annexation of that territory, Reaffirming the principle of the inadmissibility of the acquisition of territory by force, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and the principles of international law, Taking note with deep concern of the report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories,1 and in this connection deploring the Israeli settlements in the occupied Arab territories and expressing regret at the constant refusal of Israel to cooperate with and to receive the Special Committee, Guided by the relevant provisions of the Charter, international law and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and reaffirming the applicability of the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, of 12 August 1949 (Fourth 1 A/77/501. GE.24-06696 (E)

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