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.
>> The Statement of SOCUMES and CENESEX on Cuban vote at the United Nations General Assembly
>> 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
>> Cuba and South Africa voting with the most homophobic Countries in the world, by ILGA
>> SA’s UN vote a setback for human rights – DA (Politicsweb)