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Palestinian Authority: Human Rights

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 18767, tabled on 15 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of the human rights situation in territory governed by the Palestinian Authority.

Answered on

23 June 2022

We continue to urge the Palestinian Authority to respect human rights, to ensure complaints of mistreatment or arbitrary detention are properly investigated and to continue to improve the performance of the security sector. I am using the opportunity of my current visit to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories to discuss issues such as this.