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Chairman of the Special Committee to investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Population of the Occupied Territories, Ambassador H. S. Amerasinghe (Sri-Lanka), today presented to Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim the Committee's report.
The three-nation Committee composed of Sri Lanka, Senegal and Yugoslavia was established in 1968 by General Assembly resolution 2443 (XXIII). The other two members of the Committee are Chief Justice Keba Mbaye, First President of Supreme Court of Senegal, and Borut Bohte, Professor in the Faculty of Law of Ljubljana University, Yugoslavia.
Ambassador H.S. Amerasinghe (left), Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the UN, presenting the Committee's report to Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim. Looking on are Professor Borut Bohte (left) and Mr. John P. Pace, Human Rights Officer of the UN.