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UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

9th special session of the Human Rights Council: "The Grave Violations of Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including the recent aggression in the occupied Gaza Strip" - Friday, 9 January 2009



WHAT'S NEW

United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza conflict


DOCUMENTS

Report of the 9th Special Session (A/HRC/S-9/2)
E F S R A C

Resolution adopted at 9th special session on 12 January 2009 by a recorded vote1 of 33 in favour, 1 against and 13 abstentions
E F S R A C

Note Verbale dated 6 January 2009 with request for special session from the Permanent Representative of Egypt as President of the Arab Group and Coordinator of the African Group, the Permanent Representative of Pakistan, as Coordinator of the Organization of the Islamic Conference and the Permanent Representative of Cuba as President of the Non-Aligned Movement

Additional signatory to the request for the special session dated 6 January 2009

Note Verbale dated 6 January 2009 from the Permanent Mission of Pakistan

Secretariat's Note Verbale dated 6 January 2009 and Corrigendum dated 7 January 2009


STATEMENTS

Statement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Statement by the Special Rapporteur for the Palestinian Territories occupied since 1967 to the Human Rights Council


PRESS RELEASES

Human Rights Council continues to discuss crisis situation in Gaza
12 January 2009
[English | French]

Human Rights Council opens Special session on situation in Gaza Strip
9 January 2009
[English | French]

Human Rights Council to hold special session on Human Rights situation in Gaza on 9 January 2009
7 January 2009
[English | French]

1. In favour: Angola, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Chile, China, Cuba, Djibouti, Egypt, Gabon, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Africa, Uruguay, Zambia;
Against: Canada;
Abstentions: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cameroon, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Republic of Korea, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

 


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