United Nations Security Council Resolution 726
|UN Security Council
Israel and the occupied territories
|Date||6 January 1992|
|Subject||Territories occupied by Israel|
|15 voted for
None voted against
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council resolution 726, adopted unanimously on 6 January 1992, after reaffirming 607 (1988), 608 (1988), 636 (1989), 641 (1989) and 694 (1991) and learning of the deportation of twelve Palestinians by Israel in the occupied territories, the Council condemned the deportations that were in violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention referring to the protection of civilians in times of war.
The resolution deplored the action and reiterated that Israel should refrain from deporting any more Palestinians and ensure the safe and immediate return of those deported. Israel did not comply with the resolution, and continued to deport Palestinians who were suspected of being involved in terrorist activities to neighbouring Arab countries.
- Arab–Israeli conflict
- First Intifada
- Israeli–Palestinian conflict
- List of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 701 to 800 (1991–1993)
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