United Nations Security Council Resolution 468

United Nations Security Council resolution 468, adopted on 8 May 1980, after recalling the Geneva Conventions, the council expressed its concern regarding the expulsion of the mayors of Hebron and Halhoul, as well as the Sharia judge of Hebron by occupying Israeli forces.

UN Security Council
Resolution 468
Governate of Hebron.png
Governorate of Hebron (green) in the West Bank
Date8 May 1980
Meeting no.2,221
CodeS/RES/468 (Document)
SubjectTerritories occupied by Israel
Voting summary
  • 14 voted for
  • None voted against
  • 1 abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The resolution called upon Israel to rescind the "illegal measures" and to facilitate the return of the individuals concerned to resume the functions they were elected or appointed to do. The council also requested the secretary-general to continually monitor the implementation of the resolution.

Resolution 468 was adopted with 14 votes to none, and one abstention from the United States.

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