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|Vetoes cast by the United States to defend Israeli crimes:|
|11/15/01 at 00:57:49|
Vetoes cast by the United States to defend Israeli crimes:
Sep 10, 72: Condemned Israel's attacks on Southern Lebanon and Syria. Vote:
13 to 1 in favor with 1 abstention.
July 26, 73: Affirmed the rights of Palestinian people to
self-determination, statehood and equal protections. Vote: 13 to 1 in favor
with China absent.
Dec 8, 75: Condemned Israel's air strikes and attacks in southern Lebanon
and its murder of innocent civilians. Vote: 13 to 1, with 1 abstention.
Jan 26, 76: Called for self-determination of Palestinian people. Vote: 9 to
1 with 3 abstentions.
Mar 25, 76: Deplored Israel's altering of the status of Jerusalem, which is
recognised as an International city by most world nations and the United
Nations. Vote 14 to 1.
June 29, 76: Affirmed the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people.
Vote: 10 to 1 in favour with 4 abstentions.
Apr 30, 80: Endorsed self-determination for the Palestinian people. Vote: 10
to 1 in favour with 4 absten! tions.
Jan 20, 82: Demanded Israel's withdrawal from the Golan Heights. Vote: 9 to
1 in favour with 4 abstentions.
Apr 2, 82: Condemned Israel's mistreatment of Palestinians in the occupied
West Bank and Ghazzah Strip and its refusal to abide by the Geneva
Convention protocols of civilised nations. Vote: 14 to 1.
Apr 20, 82: Condemned an Israeli soldier who shot 11 Muslim worshippers in
the Haram Al-Sharif near Al Aqsa Mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem. Vote:
14 to 1.
June 8, 82: Urged sanctions against Israel if it did not withdraw from its
invasion of Lebanon. Vote: 14 to 1.
June 26, 82: Urged sanctions against Israel if it did not end its invasion
of Beirut, Lebanon and withdraw. Vote: 14 to 1.
Aug 8, 82: Urged cut-off of economic aid to Israel if it refuses to withdraw
from its occupation of Lebanon. Vote: 11 to 1 with 3 abstentions.
Aug 2, 83: Condemned continued Israeli settlements in occupied Pale! stinian
territories of the West Bank and Ghazzah Strip, denouncing them as an
obstacle to peace. Vote 13 to 1 with 1 abstention.
Sep 6, 84: Deplored Israel's brutal massacre of Arabs in Lebanon and urged
its withdrawal. Vote 14 to 1.
Mar 12, 85: Condemned Israeli brutality in southern Lebanon and denounced
the Israeli 'Iron Fist' policy of repression. Vote: 11 to 1 with 3
abstentions. Sep 13, 85: Denounced Israel's violation of human rights in the
occupied territories. Vote: 10 to 1 with 4 abstentions.
Jan 17, 86: Strongly deplored Israel's violence in southern Lebanon. Vote 11
to 1 with 3 abstentions.
Jan 30, 86: Deplored Israel's activities in occupied Arab East Jerusalem
which threatened the sanctity of Muslim holy sites. Vote 13 to 1 with 1
Feb 6, 86: Condemned Israel's hijacking of a Libyan passenger plane on 4
February. Vote: 10 to 1 with 1 abstention.
Jan 18, 88: Strongly deplored Israeli a! ttacks against Lebanon and its
measures and practices against the civilian population of Lebanon. Vote: 13
to 1 with 1 abstention.
Feb 1, 88: Called for Israel to abandon its policies against the Palestinian
uprising that violate the rights of the Palestinians, to abide by the Fourth
Geneva Convention and formalise a leading role for the UN in future peace
negotiations. Vote: 14 to 1.
Apr 15, 88: Urged Israel to reaccept deported Palestinians, condemned
Israel's shooting of civilians, called on Israel to uphold the Fourth Geneva
Convention and called for a peace settlement under UN auspices. Vote: 14 to
May 10, 88: Condemned Israel's May 2 incursion into Lebanon. Vote: 14 to 1.
Dec 14, 88: Strongly deplored Israel's commando raids on Lebanon. Vote: 14
Feb 17, 89: Strongly deplored Israel's repression of the Palestinian
uprising and called on Israel to respect the human rights of the
Palestinians. Vote 14 to 1.
! June 9, 89: Strongly deplored Israel's violation of the human rights of
the Palestinians. Vote: 14 to 1.
Aug 11, 89: Demanded Israel return property confiscated from Palestinians
during a tax protest and allow a fact-finding mission to observe Israel's
crackdown on the Palestinian uprising. Vote: 14 to 1.
Mar 5, 90: Called for a fact-finding mission on abuses against Palestinians
in Israeli occupied lands. Vote: 14 to 1.
(Sources: Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, Washington, DC)
|Re: Vetoes cast by the United States to defend Israeli crimes:|
|11/15/01 at 18:19:43|
|You can visit the UN website at UN.org to see further examples of how the UN is basically being hijacked by the powerful nations, with both vetoes and the fact that the US is (or was) millions of dollars in debt with the UN, as some in Congress didn't want to pay our dues to the UN.|
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