Human Rights Council
Twelfth special session on the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and East Jerusalem

15 - 16 October 2009


at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

   

October, 2009

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Friday, 16 October 2009


 
 

10:00 - 13:45 - 2nd Plenary Meeting
video Part I  [English] [Original language] 1 hour 54 minutes
video Part II [English] [Original language] 1 hour 05 minutes

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 

Statements of Human Rights Council members (continued)

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Asligül Üğdül

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


League of Arab States
Mr. Saad Alfarargi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Mr. Hamid Baeidi Nejad

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Khalil Bitar

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Lebanon
Ms. Najla Riachi Assaker

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Mr. Ibrahim A.E. Aldredi

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Costa Rica
Ms. Alexandra Segura Hernández

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


African Union
Ms. Khadija Rachida Masri

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Shazra Abdul Sattar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Panama
Mr. Jorge Félix Corrales

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)
Mr. Mojtaba Amiri Vahid

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iceland
Mr. Kristinn F. Árnason

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Canada
Ms. Alison Leclaire Christie

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Australia
Ms. Miranda Brown

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Afghanistan
Mr. Nanguyalai Tarzi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Kuwait (Mr. Dharar Abdul-Razzak Razzooqi)
Israel - Point Order
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Jürg Lauber

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Palestinian Independent Commission For Human Rights

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mouvement Contre Le Racisme et Pour L'Amitié Entre Les Peuples (MRAP)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: International Federation Of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH), Palestinian Centre For Human Rights (PCHR)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Al-Haq, Law in the Service of Man, Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee, Defense for Children International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Action Canada for Population & Development

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


ADALAH - Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


B'nai B'rith International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Union of Arab Jurists, General Arab Women Federation (GAWF), Arab Lawyers Union (ALU), Arab Organization For Human Rights (AOHR), International Educational Development (IED), Inc., ITTIJAH : Union Of Arab Community Based Organizations

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nord-Sud XXI

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Joint statement: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF),
International Youth and Student Movement for the United Nations (ISMUN))

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: World Union For Progressive Judaism (WUPJ), Simon Wiesenthal Center, INC.

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


International Organization for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (EAFORD)

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: International Committee For The Respect And Application Of The African Charter On Human And People's Rights (ICRAC)
, Action Internationale Pour La Paix Et Le Développement Dans La Région Des Grands Lacs (AIPD)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Consideration of Draft Resolution

 
     
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 1 minute  

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [French] 1 minute  

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [French] 1 minute  

 
     

Meeting Break


 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] x minutes  

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] x minutes

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [French] x minutes  

 
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/S-12/L.1

 

Palestine, Egypt (on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement), Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group), Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference), Tunisia (on behalf of the Arab Group):

 

The human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference)
M. Aftab Ahmad Khokher

video [English] 6 minutes

 

General Comments and Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Israel as a concerned country
Mr. Aharon Leshno-Yaar

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Palestine as a concerned country
Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Douglas M. Griffiths

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Carlos Portales

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Uraguay
Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Alberto J. Dumont

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Beate Stiro

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Juan José Ignacio Gómez Camacho

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
     

Result of the vote


25 in favour, 6 against, 11 abstentions
Draft resolution (A/HRC/S-12/L.1) is adopted

 

General Comments and Explanations of the vote after the vote

 


India
Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Slovakia
Mr. Branislav Lysák

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Hugo Brauwers

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Yury Boichenko

video [English] [Russian] 4 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Qian Bo

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Boudewijn J. Van Eenennaam

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Italy
Ms. Laura Mirachian

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen

Closing Statement of the President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 

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