For 79 votes for and 70 votes against the amendment proposed, and 17 countries abstaining, governments voted in the vote in the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly to remove sexual orientation from UN Resolution condemning extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. Find below a series of contents on this issue selected by SPW.
>> South Africa’s vote at the UN undermines its own Constitution, by Members of the Joint Working Group (JWG)
>> Governments Remove Sexual Orientation from UN Resolution Condemning Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, by the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) and ARC International
>> SA’s UN vote a setback for human rights – DA (Politicsweb)