Adopted on 2nd September 1987
1987/19 Violations of human rights in Cyprus
The Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities.
Gravely concerned about the continuation of gross and systematic violations of human rights in Cyprus,
Recalling its resolutions 1 (XXVIII) and 8(XXXI) relating to the return of the refugees and displaced persons to their homes in safety and the full restoration of human rights in Cyprus, respectively, and regretting the delay in the implementation of these resolutions,
Recognizing that the Secretary-General is seized with the question of resolving the Cyprus problem,
Disturbed by the lack of any success of the Ad Hoc Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus, after so many years of deliberations, to discover the fate of the missing persons in Cyprus,
Expressing its concern about the anguish and sorrow of the families of the missing persons of Cyprus, who have the right to know the fate of their relatives.
Further disturbed by the statement made during the consideration of this item at the present session concerning the implantation of thousands of settlers from Turkey in the occupied territories in Cyprus,
Considering that the withdrawal of all foreign armed forces from the Republic of Cyprus will contribute to the restoration of human rights and fundamental freedoms of all Cypriots,
Adopted at its 35th session by 16 votes to none with 3 abstentions.Back