The results of the vote (correction of Resolution No. 5 agreed upon, Bahrain’s vote on Syria’s decision)
The session of the 41st Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva ended on Friday with the adoption of 25 resolutions (15 without a vote and 10 by voting).
The membership of the Council is 47 countries, including seven Arab countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Somalia, Iraq and Tunisia.
The Arab countries voted in the 10 resolutions as follows:
They agreed in 5 resolutions and differed in 5 resolutions.
Decisions they have agreed upon:
(1) To promote international cooperation in the field of human rights
(2) Promoting the right to peace
(3) Human rights and international solidarity
(4) Cooperation with and assistance to Ukraine in the field of human rights
(5) the contribution of development to the enjoyment of all human rights
The decisions on which their votes differ are:
(1) Renewal of the mandate of the independent expert on the protection of gay rights:
Tunisia voted with the resolution, and the remaining six countries against the resolution.
(2) Situation of human rights in Belarus:
Egypt voted against the resolution while the remaining six abstained.
(3) Situation of human rights in Eritrea:
Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Somalia and Iraq voted against the draft resolution, while Qatar and Tunisia abstained
(4) Situation of human rights in the Philippines:
Six countries voted against the draft resolution, while Tunisia abstained
(5) Situation of Human Rights in Syria:
Qatar and Saudi Arabia voted in favor of the draft resolution. Egypt, Iraq and Somalia voted against the draft resolution, while Bahrain and Tunisia abstained.