Human Rights Council - Ninth special session
on the Grave Violations of Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including the recent aggression of the occupied Gaza Strip

9 - 12 January 2009


at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

   

January, 2009

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Monday, 12 January 2009


 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 3rd Plenary Meeting
video [English - Part I ( 1 hour 25 minutes ) | Part II ( 52 minutes )]
video [Original language- Part I ( 1 hour 25 minutes ) | Part II ( 52 minutes )]

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non Governmental Organizations (continued...)

 
 


Irish Human Rights Commission

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Coordinating Board of Jewish Organizations (CBJO) and B’nai B’rith International (BBI)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


International Association of Jewish Lawyers & Jurists (IAJLJ)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Association for World Education (AWE) and World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU)

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples (MRAP)

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Caritas Internationalis (International Confederation of Catholic Charities) and Pax Romana (International Catholic Movement For Intellectual and Cultural Affairs and International Movement of Catholic Students)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Europe-Third World Centre (CETIM)

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


International Youth and Student Movement for the United Nations (ISMUN)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Federación de Asociaciones para La Promoción y Protección de los Derechos Humanos – España

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Union of Arab Jurists and The International Organization for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (EAFORD)

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Franciscans International (FI)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Defence for Children International (DCI)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


World Organization Against Torture

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch (UN Watch)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International (AI)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch (HRW)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Permanent Assembly for Human Rights (APDH)

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Indian Movement Tupaj Amaru (MITA)

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Nord-Sud XXI

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO)

video [English] 3 minutes

 

Rights of reply

 


Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 

The meeting is suspended

     

The meeting is resumed

     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/S-9/L.1

 

Cuba, Egypt (on behalf of the Arab and African Groups), Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference)

 

The Grave Violations of Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory particularly due to the recent Israeli military aggression on the occupied Gaza Strip

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the Arab and African Groups)
Mr. Hisham Badr
Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

video [English] 10 minutes

 
 


OHCHR-Secretariat
Mr. Kyle Ward

video [English] 1 minute

 

General Comments and Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Israel as a concerned country
Mr. Aharon Leshno-Yaar

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Palestine as a concerned authority
Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi

video [English] [Arabic] 6 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Canada
Mr. Marius Grinius

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Germany ( on behalf of European Union )
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Dante Martinelli

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 

Voting process conducted by the OHCHR-Secretariat
video [English] 7 minutes

 
     

Result of the vote


33 in favour, 1 against, 13 abstentions
Draft resolution (A/HRC/S-9/L.1) is adopted

General Comments and Explanations of the vote after the vote

 


South Africa
Mr. Luvuyo Lonsdale Ndimeni

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Akio Isomata

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Valery Loshchinin

video [English] [Russian] 1 minute

 
 


Uruguay
Mr. Alejandro Artucio Rodríguez

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

Closing Statement of the President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 

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