How they voted

How they voted

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October 18, 2009 01:55

At Friday's special session in Geneva of the UN Human Rights Council on the Goldstone Report, there were 25 votes in favor of endorsing the report, six opposed and 11 abstentions. Five other states declined to vote. Opposed: Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Slovakia, Ukraine and the United States. In favor: Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, Cuba, Djbouti, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Mauritius, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Africa and Zambia. Abstained: Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Gabon, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Republic of Korea, Slovenia, and Uruguay. Did not vote: Britain, France, Madagascar, Kyrgyzstan and Angola.


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