Saturday, June 18, 2011

Historic UN vote on LGBT rights: text of resolution and which countries voted for and against it

AKSARBENT published President Obama's statement on the UN action here.

The text of the resolution:

United Nations 17-6-2011 SOGI Resolution

Amplify Your Voice published a breakdown of the vote:.

FOR: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, France, Guatemala, Hungary, Korea, Japan, Mauritius, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, and Uruguay.

AGAINST: Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Djibouti, Gabon, Ghana, Jordan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Moldova, Nigeria, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, and Uganda.

ABSTAINED: Burkina Faso, China, Zambia

ABSENT: Kyrgyzstan, Libya (suspended from membership on the Council)

Cosponsors (including non-HRC Members):
Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa (original sponsor), Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Timor-Leste, UK, USA, and Uruguay.

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