Related Rule
Cuba
Practice Relating to Rule 130. Transfer of Own Civilian Population into Occupied Territory
In 2009, in a statement before the Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, the representative of Cuba stated:
It is disquieting to see the tragic worsening … [of] the … situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, as a result of the incessant illegal policies and practices carried out by the Occupying Power against the Palestinian people. The construction of the separation Wall, in flagrant violation of international law, continues and the settlement policy increases in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem. 
Cuba, Statement by the representative of Cuba before the Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly on Item 31: United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, 2 November 2009, p. 1.
In 2009, in a statement before the Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly on the Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories, the representative of Cuba stated:
Israel … continues its intensive colonization activities, such as the ongoing practice of confiscating large tracts of land, the construction and extension of Israeli settlements.
Cuba reaffirms that all the measures and actions taken or to be taken by Israel, the Occupying Power, to alter the legal, physical and demographic status of the occupied Syrian Golan and its institutional structure or to impose its jurisdiction and administration there are null and void and have no legal effect. We reaffirm that all these measures and actions, including the illegal construction and expansion of Israeli settlements in the Syrian Golan since 1967, constitute violations of international law, international agreements, the Charter and resolutions of the United Nations. Cuba demands that Israel abides by resolution 497 (1981) and withdraws completely from occupied Syrian Golan to the borders of 4 June 1967. 
Cuba, Statement by the representative of Cuba before the Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly on Item 32: Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories, 10 November 2009, p. 2.
In 2010, in a statement before the Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, the representative of Cuba stated:
It is disquieting to see the tragic worsening … [of] the … situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, as a result of the incessant illegal policies and practices carried out by Israel, the Occupying Power, against the Palestinian people. The construction of the separation Wall, in flagrant violation of international law, continues and the settlement policy increases in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem. 
Cuba, Statement by the representative of Cuba before the Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly on Item 51: United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, 2 November 2010, p. 1.
In 2010, in a statement before the UN General Assembly on the Palestinian question, the ambassador and permanent representative of Cuba stated:
The Occupying Power continues its intensive colonization activities, such as the … construction and extension of Israeli settlements …
Despite the moratorium decreed by the government of Israel, settlement activities continue, in particular in the West Bank. These activities are aimed at modifying the demographic composition, character and nature of the Palestinian lands, annexing them de facto by means of confiscating large areas [of territory].
The construction and expansion of illegal settlements calls into question the seriousness of Israel in the peace negotiations and jeopardises the results of the … [peace] process. These policies prevent, in practical terms, the existence of a Palestinian State within the 1967 borders and the possibility of a just solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Cuba condemns those policies and practices, which violate international law, including the [1949] Fourth Geneva Convention [and] United Nations resolutions … and we insist that Israel immediately end all of these illegal practices. 
Cuba, Statement by the ambassador and permanent representative of Cuba before the UN General Assembly on Item 37: The Palestinian Question, 29 November 2010, p. 2.
In 2010, in a statement before the UN General Assembly on the situation in the Middle East, the deputy permanent representative of Cuba stated:
We demand the immediate cessation by Israel of its illegal settlement activities, as well as so-called “natural growth”, in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem. The cessation of these practices is an indispensable requirement for the achievement of a peace agreement.
Cuba reaffirms that all the measures and actions taken or to be taken by Israel, the Occupying Power, to alter the legal, physical and demographic status of the occupied Syrian Golan and its institutional structure or to impose its jurisdiction and administration there are null and void and have no legal effect.
We also reaffirm that all these measures and actions, including the illegal construction and expansion of Israeli settlements in the Syrian Golan since 1967, constitute violations of international law, international agreements, the Charter and resolutions of the United Nations.
Cuba demands that Israel abides by resolution 497 (1981) and withdraws completely from occupied Syrian Golan to the borders of 4 June 1967. 
Cuba, Statement by the deputy permanent representative of Cuba before the UN General Assembly on Item 36: The Situation in the Middle East, 30 November 2010, pp. 1–2.