India Votes In Favour Of UNHRC Resolution On

India Votes In Favour Of UNHRC Decision On

Israel-Palestine Struggle: The UNHRC has adopted a decision on the human rights state of affairs within the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

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New Delhi: In a significant improvement, the Republic of India has voted in favour of the UN Human Rights Council’s Decision, supporting the ‘proper to self-determination for Palestinian folks’. For the uninformed, Israel and Gaza have been at conflict since final 12 months and hundreds of individuals have misplaced their lives on each side. To not point out, India abstained from voting on the decision on the ‘human rights state of affairs within the Occupied Palestinian Territory, together with East Jerusalem, and the duty to make sure accountability and justice.’

The UNHRC adopted a decision on Thursday on the human rights state of affairs within the Occupied Palestinian Territory, together with East Jerusalem, and the duty to make sure accountability and justice.

The intergovernmental physique shared a put up on X, stating, “Draft decision A/HRC/55/L.30 on the human rights state of affairs within the Occupied Palestinian Territory, together with East Jerusalem, and the duty to make sure accountability and justice was ADOPTED.”

13 International locations Abstain From Voting on UNHRC Decision

A complete of 13 international locations abstained from voting, whereas 28 international locations supported it and 6 voted towards the decision. India abstained from voting for the decision, together with France, the Dominican Republic and Japan.

In the meantime, international locations that voted in favour of the decision included Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, the Maldives, Qatar, and South Africa, amongst others. Nevertheless, the US, together with 5 different international locations, voted towards the UNHRC resolutions on Israel and Palestine.

In the meantime, the UNHRC adopted one other decision on the proper of the Palestinian folks to self-determination. India, nonetheless, voted to assist the proper to self-determination for the Palestinian folks (statehood).

US and Paraguay Vote In opposition to UNHRC Decision

Solely two international locations voted towards the decision, together with the US and Paraguay. Furthermore, three international locations abstained from voting, together with Albania, Argentina and Cameroon. Earlier in the present day, the UNHRC adopted an anti-Israel decision, and in response, the Israeli ambassador walked out of the plenary session in protest on the finish of her speech, Israel’s Ministry of Overseas Affairs mentioned in a press launch.

The UNHRC adopted a decision on Friday calling for Israel to be held accountable for potential conflict crimes and crimes towards humanity within the Gaza Strip on the finish of the fifty fifth Council session.Within the decision adopted in the present day, the UN condemned Israel for the conflict in Gaza however made no point out of Hamas or its crimes on October 7. The decision equates the abductees with detainees suspected of terrorist exercise. It additionally goes towards Israel’s proper to defend itself.

Moreover, the decision supplies legitimacy for Palestinian’resistance’ to the ‘occupation,’ requires an arms embargo on Israel, and blatantly disregards the provision of weapons to Hamas by Iran and its allies. Following the adoption of the decision, Israel’s Everlasting Consultant to the United Nations and Worldwide Organisations in Geneva, Ambassador Meirav Eilon Shahar, left the corridor in protest.

(With inputs from businesses)



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