United Nations Security Council Resolution 726

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UN Security Council
Resolution 726
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Israel and the occupied territories
Date 6 January 1992
Meeting no. 3,026
Code S/RES/726 (Document)
Subject Territories occupied by Israel
Voting summary
15 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

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.[1]

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  1. ^ Payne, Richard J. (1995). The clash with distant cultures: values, interests, and force in American foreign policy. SUNY Press. p. 152. ISBN 978-0-7914-2648-7. 

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