Monthly Newsletter - February 2021

As the 46thsession of the Human Rights Council began on 22 February and will last until 23 March 2021, it is an opportunity for member state representatives and civil society organizations to discuss various human rights issues through written and oral interventions. The session includes several general debates, interactive dialogues, and side events. Under agenda item 7, a permanent feature in the HRC’s agenda, participants cover human rights violations in the occupied Palestinian territory and other Arab territories. To ensure accountability and justice Palestinians, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association is co-sponsoring oral interventions relating to the UN database of illegal settlement enterprises, Israel’s apartheid policies, and Palestinian political prisoners. Addameer is also co-sponsoring a side event on Israeli Health Apartheid on 16 March 2021.