TitleThe uprising (intifadah) of the Palestinian people : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Condemns those policies and practices of Israel, the occupying Power, which violate the human rights of the Palestinian people in the occupied Palestinian territory, including Jerusalem, and such acts as the opening of fire by the Israeli army and settlers that result in the killing and wounding of defenceless Palestinian civilians, the beating and breaking of bones, the deportation of Palestinian civilians, the imposition of restrictive economic measures, the demolition of houses, the ransacking of real or personal property belonging individually or collectively to private persons, collective punishment and detentions; demands that Israel, abide scrupulously by the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, and desist immediately from those policies and practices which are in violation of the provisions of the Convention; calls upon the High Contracting Parties to the Convention to ensure respect by Israel, the occupying Power, for the Convention in all circumstances, in conformity with all their obligations under article 1 thereof; reaffirms that the occupation by Israel of the Palestinian territory since 1967, including Jerusalem, and of the other Arab territories in no way changes the legal status of those territories; requests the Security Council to examine with urgency the situation in the occupied Palestinian territory; requests the Secretary-General to examine the present situation in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including Jerusalem, by all means available to him and to submit periodic reports thereon, the first such report as soon as possible.
Adopted at the 54th plenary meeting, 6 Dec. 1990. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 45th session, Volume 1, 18 September-21 December 1990. - A/45/49. - 1991. - p. 32. - (GAOR, 45th sess., Suppl. no. 49).