Original HRC document


Document Type: Amendment Resolution

Date: 2018 Sep

Session: 39th Regular Session (2018 Sep)

Agenda Item: Item4: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention



Human Rights Council Thirty-ninth session

10–28 September 2018

Agenda item 4

Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention

Russian Federation,* Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of): amendment to draft

resolution A/HRC/39/L.20

39/… The human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic

Paragraph 27 should read

27. Deplores the existence and application of national legislation, in particular

Law No. 10/2018, which would have a significant detrimental impact on the rights of

Syrians displaced by the conflict to claim their property and to return to their homes in a

safe, voluntary and dignified manner when the situation on the ground allows it, and calls

for its immediate repeal, and calls upon all States not to render any support to the so-called

Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Daesh), Al-Nusrah Front or other terrorist groups in

the Syrian Arab Republic, while recalling that any measures adopted in the fight against

terrorism must be in compliance with international law;

* State not a member of the Human Rights Council.