United Nations Human Rights Council Supports Israel Arms Embargo


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Geneva – United Nations Human Rights Council (HAM) approved a proposal for this weapons To Israel . The proposal received the support of many countries Europe But rejected by Bahrain Who previously supported the action.

The resolution passed with 32–6 and contains strong language against Israeli human rights practices.

“Calls on UN member states to prevent weapons from being transferred where there is a clear risk that such weapons are used to violate or violate international human rights law or to facilitate serious violations or violations of international humanitarian law May go.” Quoted from The new arab, Thursday (25/3/2021).

In total, six countries – Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Malawi and Togo – opposed the proposal, while Bahrain, did not appear for the first time.

Previous proposals have received high levels of support from Bahrain, criticizing Israeli practices and human rights abuses.

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For information, Israel and Bahrain normalized relations in September 2020.

Other countries that “renounce” are the Bahamas, the Czech Republic, India, the Marshall Islands, Nepal, the Philippines, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.

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